This change was prompted by the Universal Postal Congress, the legislative body of the. A fad for collecting as well as sending postcards developed, fostered by the firm of Raphael Tuck in Great Britain, who provided steady employment for artists and thereby became associated with strong design quality. By this time, the front of most postcards had images, which eliminated it as a space for messages. Postcard Blogs Blogs change frequently with new ones added and old ones abandoned. Vintage holiday postcards from the early 1900s to the early 1920s are highly sought after today. It is a real delight to find an album that isn't plastic. Vintage Postcards: Links to Related Sites for Postcards, Antiques, Collectibles, Coins, Stamps and others.
The collection includes both cards published by Tuck, as well as cards printed in Germany. Otherwise, I think the ideas are interchangeable. Please ask permission before using any content from my blog for any reason. One of these days I am sure I will find the shoebox I put them in for safe keeping. Halloween cards are very rarely available at all, except online. What started as a way of communicating quickly became an obsession with the advent of Postcard Collecting.
This date does, however, allow you to know specifically when the card was actually used by the friend or relative who originally sent it. The first unofficial postcards could be mailed with a 2 cent stick on postage stamp. Others are stored in my parents' loft in England. More often than not, these two categories overlap or run parallel to each other. The motel was constructed in 1957. Visit our vintage postcard blog, to learn more about old postcards.
The March 15, 1959 Daytona Beach Sunday News-Journal noted that a tornado hit the area on October 31, 1958 and badly damaged the Twilight Motel. My great grandmother collected postcards and she passed them onto my grandma who also collected postcards. Vintage Postcards - capturing a moment in time. However, if the front of the postcard did not contain an image, it could bear a message. Please Note: a postmark date indicates when a postcard was mailed, not necessarily when it was first created.
Postcards from the family archive can also provide a vital link to the lives of our relatives, going back generation after generation. The building still stands, but it looks horrible thanks, Google Street View : The little building in front of the motel was recently known as the Little Palm Inn. I'm an old fashioned, apron wearing girl who endeavours to put the homemade and home baked back into everyday living. We have rare and hard-to-find items. The level of detail in the painted additions is particularly fine on this card with the stock romantic couple motif reproduced in a lovely miniature on the largest Easter egg in the lower vignette. It is an especially elegant postcard album in the art nouveau style with French flair.
New York : New York, C. Foreign-language cards form a small but notable subset of the collection. Professor Randall Rhoades of Ashland, Ohio, coined a word in 1945 that became the accepted description of the study of picture postcards. Postcards were circulated from at least the early 1920's and were likely housed with subject clippings files until later segregated into a separate collection. However, it can be spelled several alternative ways including the English version of photochrome or the German version of Fotochrom.
It was mailed from Holly Hill Florida May 21, 1954 to Mr. Old postcard collections interest collectors of antiques, memorabilia and ephemera; collectables such as old vintage postcards are used by museums and historians to document what was. Kropp and Curt Teich, produced souvenir albums of images containing scenic views. This is the result of naturally occurring acids in the material used to make the paper, or acids introduced during the manufacturing process to break down wood fibers. There are albums and holders that are free from the compounds and as such have the desirable stiffness. The second criterion is more critical, and most albums and holders fall short of expectations. For bargain cards, keep an eye out around Valentine's Day, St.
Vintage Postcard — Twilight Motel Twilight Motel Palmetto, Florida At Junction of U. Post-Office Department, Annual Reports for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1907. This is an example of one of those. They made a movie about it in the 1930s. This lovely vintage postcard was mailed using a red 2 cent John Adams stamp like , top row right. Each item is individually pictured and priced. Vintage postcards are a wonderful record of past traditions, clothing and lifestyles and this Japanese card from the early 1900s is a perfect example.
The Simplest and Least Expensive Storage I know it doesn't sound exciting but one of the easiest ways to store cards is to use shoe-boxes, or any box of a similar size and shape. The Umbra Tangle Wall-Mount Metal Photo or Card Display, which you can find online, Amazon for example, really does allow you to display or easily see the message as well as the picture on the front. These were made from negatives of amateur snapshots see Cousin Lloyd, above and of professional portrait sittings see portrait photos, below. . Yet in each case, whether you are looking to preserve ten sentimental or family postcards or ten thousand collectible postcards, certain archival practices should be followed to preserve and enjoy your postcards now, and for years to come. Liberty Cap, Mammoth Hot Springs - Oblong Geyser Crater - Grizzly Bear Family I recently acquired a gorgeous batch of these folders and have fallen in love with the gaudy printing techniques of these booklets. Vente en ligne de cartes postales anciennes.
Love it for 4 weeks. Old photographic postcards can be delicate things. Winner of the American Journal of Nursing 2004 Book of the Year. Wikipedia details the history of the motel row area, Sunny Isles Beach,. Avoid very low relative humidity when storing family papers and photographs because relative humidity below 15% can cause brittleness. Peck, 212 N 8th St. Better antique postcard views and other scarce paper ephemera, carefully selected for your viewing pleasure.