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By Todd Alden

It can be difficult to think, yet there really used to be a time while the postcard picture was once no longer a clich. to arrive it, you'll need to set your clock again to the top of the 19th century, while an Act of Congress allowed american citizens to mail a card for only one cent. many years later, Kodak brought an easy-to-use and cheap folding digital camera that placed postcard energy into the arms of normal voters, atmosphere off a craze. actual photograph Postcards is a suite of the main outlandish and idiosyncratic, appealing or even sometimes weird and wonderful photographs of this early postcard period.
Painstakingly assembled from the gathering of Harvey Tulcensky, one of many world's such a lot avid creditors of those unique postcards, actual picture Postcards comprises photographs of common phenomena (floods, storms, fires), major road the United States, rural existence, political parades, and wacky "exaggeration" playing cards (such as a photographically manipulated gigantic rabbit!). jointly those playing cards convey an oddly own and intimate standpoint of the United States on the flip of the 20 th century.

...a selection of the main outlandish and idiosyncratic, attractive or even sometimes extraordinary pictures of this early postcard interval. -- New England Antiques magazine, December 2005

...this quantity deals a special glimpse of the early twentieth century during the eyes of the everyman. -- Publisher's Weekly

Sometimes attractive, now and then outlandish or extraordinary, those postcards painting the optimism, sincerity, and stark fact in their time -- Step within layout, Jan/Feb 2006

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Real Photo Postcards: Unbelievable Images from the Collection of Harvey Tulcensky

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Note change of address. 59 60 printed: From H. P. Fisher’s Studio, Marietta, O. 61 62 p o st m a r k e d : White Horse, Jul. 15, 1933 Canada 63 NIAGA MAR 3 I 30 PM NY. S, FA RA LL 19 1 7 handwritte n : Dear Clara, 3/3/17 Reached here a little too late to see the Falls in their Winter Splendor. Yet there is considerable frost and an interesting sight to view. Regards to all, Rudi 64 sign reads: This collection, including 500 mechanical pencils, is owned by H. D. Connor 1684—Donnel Br. d e a l e r ’ s n ot e : Display is in window of First National Bank of Ft.

19 1901 11-AM. 50 h a n dw r i t t e n : PA 07 . My dear Mrs. Mack, It is awfully lonesome up here now. With lots of love. Yours, Leillie 51 lan I9 d ne nd wfou 52 [ back of card at left ] co l l e c to r ’ s n ot e : A get-well card sent to someone in the hospital (Italy) 53 night & day overleaf postmarked : Rome, NY Oct 23, 1911 56 ➸ H TING S AS 2 PM AUG 7 I9I I h a n dw r i t t e n : ✠ Dear Aunt Mary, Am down here for two weeks. Lovely Place. This is what I do not want to see. Give my love to all.

Lumber camp 34 printed: R. 1906 t r a n s l at i o n : Thank you for your card. I am very well, I have great news from Paris. Marguerite hopes not to go to Dobert. Kisses, Marcelin 37 38 39 description : Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Proin turpis augue, auctor et, pretium vitae, eleifend non, metus. Proin nonummy orci in turpis. Cras nibh mi, porta et, tempor eu, tempus vitae, nisl. Integer cursus. adipiscing nulla. Pellentesque aliquet, diam eu cursus hendrerit. 40 Romance overleaf printed: MA/—OGRAPH 10 minute postcards, Portland OR 42 ➸ co l l e c to r ’ s n ot e : Highlights of moonlight reflected on the snow are painted on the negative.

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