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They produced artist signed postcards in tinted line block, many with elaborate printed backs. In they were forced to relinquish the business to National Socialist Control. They are best known for a series of cards depicting historic buildings from Williamsburg, Virginia. Their first cards contracted with the Detroit Publishing Company seem to have made their appearance around , with some having their logo blind embossed on them. They continued to publish sets of views and types that were manufactured by a number of different printers as both real photo cards and in printed form. The same images from earlier series were often reproduced later in other techniques. Their cards were oriented toward an American audience as the titles and backs were printed in English. A large number of monotone views were issued under the Bells Series name. Their most notable set was the Geographical Series displaying a finely drawn map with a pictorial insert that was printed for them by the engravers J.

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In years when Ascension Day concurs with Victory Day, we mark only the former, thus ignoring the latter. Metal workers have the holiday of St. Eloi, July 24 Festival of St. Eloi – French Basque. When a holiday happens to fall on a Tuesday or Thursday, many French workers may take the Monday or, respectively, Friday, off as well. This is not official and does not apply to institutions such as banks or government, but is sufficiently commonplace to cause difficulties doing business on occasion.

Find great deals on eBay for Vintage French Postcards in International Postcards from France. Shop with confidence. Find great deals on eBay for Vintage French Postcards in International Postcards from France. France dating from the /40’s. For condition please see photos. Many thanks. French Postcard Vintage Lift Flap Vichy. £ 0 bids.

Contact Author Postcard collecting can be a fascinating hobby as I have found out over the years. The earliest cards date from the mid th century and have a very well-documented history. But for any individual card there can be some doubt about its exact age. Many people prefer to collect unused postcards which have never been posted. As a result you can’t use the postmark as a guide in estimating the card’s age.

Even so, all collectors are curious to know how old their postcards are, because their age has some bearing on their value. Even when there is a postmark, it may be blurred or someone may have lost it in the depths of a drawer for years before sending it through the post. As a result, we have to find our clues from the card itself. The story for each country varies so I will have to generalise to some extent.

All the images are scans of postcards in my own collection.

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The images show the famous strongholds sat peacefully in their idyllic and breathtaking locations across the country, from Dover to Durham. The nostalgic snaps, of which the originals date from between and , are evocative of a different era when the historic buildings had fewer visitors and information signs. However, it stands on the site of an earlier castle erected in the 12th Century.

Item Details. A collection of three French romantic postcards dating to , from a WWI soldier writing to his sweetheart back in the U.S.A. The soldier “Herbert” sends her “Eva” words of wisdom to not be “faint of Heart”, and on a postcard of a couple holding each other on a park bench he writes “you and me when I get back”.

Government reimburses its employees for business travel. The lodging portion of the allowance is based on the cost for a single room at a moderately-priced hotel. The meal portion is based on the costs of an average breakfast, lunch, and dinner including taxes, service charges, and customary tips. Incidental travel expenses include such things as laundry and dry cleaning.

Charles Streetcar offers a minute, mile sightseeing opportunity. An official historic landmark, the streetcar travels up St. It runs daily every five minutes from 7: People In , the U.

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From , this was a U. This allowed brighter colour printing that was also aided by the woven fabric texture. The linen texture enlivened the image by reflecting the light in multiple directions. At first, these postcards included a white border: Linen postcard with a white border.

Jan 06,  · The French were always looked at as rather naughty ever since WW I when the French Postcards were discovered by American doughboys. Whenever people described French girls it was with the context that they were “loose” and “easy” and of lower morals than the .

Here are a number of references which can be used to research old antique postcards and to date vintage postcards. Many postcard history and postcard artist links are included. Also see the Canadiana and Northern Ontario Postcard Photographers pages for additional postcard references. See a 19th c. To navigate these pages, mouse over the top navigation bar. Drop-down menus will appear of the areas of interest. Click on the thumbnails for larger images.

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What a year it has been! When it comes to family heritage photos and memorabilia, some families are blessed with boxes and boxes of old photos or albums bursting at the seams. Then there are others, my own included, where it seems like there are a few strategic photos and not much else, so trying to get a feel for what everyday life was like can seem a bit daunting.

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The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Merrill G. The Fred Willson papers consist of diaires, postcards, letters, printed materials, and architectural drawings which document his long career as an architect in Montana. The collection has been arranged in six series. Series 1 contains thirty of Willson’s diaries which represent select years between and and discuss both personal and business matters.

Series 2 is a collection of postcards dating written to Willson and his family or from Willson to others. Many of the postcards are from a French cleric, L. Didice, and bear images of significant architectural examples in Europe. Series 3 contains printed material collected by Willson including newspaper clippings pertaining to his work and his Columbian yearbook.

Series 4 contains correspondence and unpublished material including several personal and business letters and his address book. Series 5 contains photographs, a majority of which date from Willson’s tour of Europe. Series 6 contains architectural drawings from projects Willson either designed or oversaw during his career dating from to Reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.

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The middle class had grown much larger in size, and the excess money it had to spend on nonessential goods was enough to support a large industry. Technical advances in photography and printing also allowed businesses to meet this growing demand. Advertisements now promoted and helped legitimize postcards as an alternative way to stay in touch with friends and family without the need of lengthy letter writing.

Over 7 billion postcards were mailed worldwide in , almost one billion in the United States alone; and this does not account for those that ended up in collections rather than the mailbox.

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If all the jails I been in was all put together, it would make a hard rock hotel as big as the Capitol building. Ralph Peer, owner and operator, sole proprietor. It was a time of blackface minstrelsy, of coon songs and cakewalks becoming fiddle tunes and folk culture as ragtime faded and a mysterious black art called jazz invaded the biggest cities. Okemah, a brief bit of a boom town, was nothing like a big city, or even a city.

The circus was in town. It shows more than fifty white citizens posing together on the brand new bridge over the North Canadian River. Some of the men are in suits and ties, others are in their shirtsleeves; nearly all have hats. The women wear sunbonnets and aprons, the children are in overalls and straw hats, ala Huckleberry Finn. One little boy is yanking on the rope that holds the corpse of young L. The photographer made other exposures so we can see more detail.

His left arm, bound at the wrist, hangs at an unnatural angle. In the darkroom, the photographer has dodged in a white blot for the sake of modesty, to cover the unsightly view of castration. His mother, Laura Nelson, who was raped, is covered in a long sundress. Drawers or a petticoat droop below her bare feet.

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He has many adventures with his family and friends and uses his imagination in every episode. Each episode in Seasons 1—3 has a theme and is divided into several short sections that mix animation, puppet skits, and video of kids in real-life situations. In Seasons 4—5, episodes are divided in 3 short sections; the puppet segment was dropped, along with the “Real Kids” version of the segment.

There is some confusion on what Real Photo Postcards (RPPC) are, and how to differentiate from a printed postcard. Real Photo Postcards are photographs that are reproduced by actually developing them onto photographic paper the size and weight of Postcards, with a Postcard back.

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One path of wine history could follow the developments and science of grape growing and wine production; another might separately trace the spread of wine commerce through civilization, but there would be many crossovers and detours between them. However the time line is followed, clearly wine and history have greatly influenced one another. Fossil vines, million-years-old, are the earliest scientific evidence of grapes. The earliest written account of viniculture is in the Old Testament of the Bible which tells us that Noah planted a vineyard and made wine.

As cultivated fermentable crops, honey and grain are older than grapes, although neither mead nor beer has had anywhere near the social impact of wine over recorded time. This Princess, having lost favor with the King, attempted to poison herself by eating some table grapes that had “spoiled” in a jar.

The vintage postcards used throughout this website are used with permission from the L.C. Le Compte Postcard Collection (), D.H Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville.. The collection contains more than color postcards and postcard folders of Western North Carolina and the Southern States created from photographs purchased by L. C. Le Compte and others and produced by.

Early original photos of Oman are very difficult to find, and most of those photos relate to Muscat only. Below you find a series of original photos from between and Contains many photos of Oman including many of the interior from The photos were taken in when the trip took place. Percy Cox was the chairman of the Geographic Society in Bertram was Finance minister and Wazir for the Sultan of Oman from Fine ‘s photo of Muscat including a double-wing plane!

The trade-route between India and the UK was vital to Britain. In the British even occupied a place in Musandam named “Malcolms inlet” when they were laying the telegraph cable to the Gulf. Map produced by captain Stiffe Capt. Stiffe Geographical Journal Stiffe to accompany his article in the Geographical Journal of The map was also included in the book by von Oppenheim. Muscat History Muscat is enclosed by mountains on the land side.

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