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by Richard Carline


Pictures in the Post book.

Pictures in the Post book. Pictures in the Post: The Story of the Picture Postcard and Its Place in the History of Popular Art. by. Richard Carline.

The following is a brief general history of the postcard in the United States. The dates for each time period are not concrete and different sources contain slightly variable dates. It is also important to keep in mind that postcard types produced in one period could also be produced in another, but were simply not produced in the same volume as other card types of the period. Before postcards, some people sent cards through the mail with attached postage. Because these cards are not actually postcards, they are typically referred to as mailed cards.

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Find nearly any book by Richard Carline. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. 1) Gordon Fraser Gallery Ltd, 1971. Pictures in the Post: The Story of the Picture Postcard: ISBN 9780913782040 (978-13782-04-0) Hardcover, Deltiologists of Amer, 1971.

Tracing back the origins of the picture postcard is difficult because .

Tracing back the origins of the picture postcard is difficult because postcards were not simply invented - instead, they evolved. The association was active until the First World War, and at its peak counted with more than 15 000 members in Germany alone.

Built in 1921 in the Moorish Revival style, the Corn Palace is an arena where different types of events take place. Postcards from the Corn Palace tell the story of each year’s theme. But the special thing about it is that every single year its facades are decorated by local artists using corn ears, as well as other grains and native grasses. Corn is a major crop in the area – and they’re proud of it! Postcards from the Corn Palace tell the story of each year’s theme. 1957's theme was Popular Athletic Games and Attractions in the State : In 1999, the theme was Building as a nation : And in 2009, American’s destinations were featured

In Open Letters, the most comprehensive study of Russian picture .

In Open Letters, the most comprehensive study of Russian picture postcards to date, Alison Rowley uses this medium to explore a variety of aspects of Russian popular culture. The book is lavishly illustrated with more than 130 images, most of which have never been published before. Alison Rowley is an associate professor in the Department of History at Concordia University.

The envelopes were often printed with pictures of comics, Valentines .

The envelopes were often printed with pictures of comics, Valentines, musical notes and patriotic pictures (Patriotic Covers) during the Civil War period of 1861-1865. Austria became the first country to publish the postcard, but not the first to conceive of the idea. The popularity of post cards and the collecting of them can be attributed to their broad subject appeal. Almost any subject imaginable has been, at some time, portrayed on a postcard. The earliest cards offer much in the social history of the times as we look at early forms of travel and the beginnings of telegraph, telephone and power lines.

In the following year the first known picture postcard in which the image functioned . Artistic style of the 1920s, recognisable by its symmetrical designs and straight lines.

In the following year the first known picture postcard in which the image functioned as a souvenir was sent from Vienna. The first advertising card appeared in 1872 in Great Britain and the first German card appeared in 1874. Cards showing images increased in number during the 1880s. The initial appearance of picture postcards (and the enthusiasm with which the new medium was embraced) raised some legal issues.

The postcard, almost unimaginably now, produced at the end of the nineteenth century the same anxieties and .

In July 1900, the first issue of the British periodicalThe Picture Postcardopened with a letter, To Our Readers, Apologia Pro Vita Nostra

Frequently bought together. One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Pictures in the Post: Story of the Picture Postcard and Its Place in the History of Popular Art ebook
Author:
Richard Carline
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