Rppc postcard dating
Postcards that are actual photographic replications were first produced around 1900.They may or may not have a white border, or a divided back, or other features of postcards, depending on the paper the photographer used.Stamp boxes are the small rectangular boxes printed on the back of some postcards, where the stamp is to be stuck.On 'real photo' post cards, codes in the stamp boxes can be helpful in dating the card.Click here for our Links page which has the Playle's link and many other helpful reference links on antique and vintage photography. The pedal car has an oval "American" name tag on the front. The card was never addressed & it was never mailed. At the left edge of the photo below the table top is a teddy bear wearing a dress which is facing away from the camera. post office The photo is marked by the photographer in the negative at the lower right corner "No. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Easton, Pennsylvania which shows 14 lodge members, an American flag, & a man looking out of the post office window. There is a 1/2" area on the left side of the photo where a finger touched the surface causing the fingerprint spot to have a mat finish rather than the glossy finish as present on the rest of the photo. Otherwise, the card is in excellent condition just like it turned up in a Pennsylvania estate. There is a brown circle on the front from where a glass once sat on the card.
Vintage and antique photographs of children with toys can be found also in our pages on Cabinet Cards, Carte de Visites, and Photos showing dolls and toys. Next to him sits a large composition doll propped up by a toy truck. Early twentieth century black and white postally unused postcard that shows a well dressed young boy and a wooden toy airplane on the table next to him. Over the doll on a table is a Lehmann tin toy automobile. The post card has a non-divided back & a "place one cent stamp here" stamp box. There is one small brown spot above the Lehmann toy. The photo is marked by the photographer in the negative at the lower right corner "No. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Easton, Pennsylvania which shows 10 lodge members standing in a float. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Middletown, Pennsylvania which shows the wreckage of the Y. This real photo postcard is from a group of ten different real photo postcards that we recently found showing cowgirls, cowboys, & Indians that all appear to be from a wild west show. In the photo accompanying this listing you can see a diagonal line. But, possibly New Orleans as the architecture looks appropriate for Louisiana. Original RPPC (real photo post card) showing three people sitting on horses.
Many postcards were made just to be sent to relatives and friends. Some were more involved showing a vignette of a holiday scene with children at the Christmas tree and with a new present. The other postcard shows a formal military procession. This wonderful photo shows three little girls & two little boys. One of the little girls is sitting in the airplane.
Also popular were scenes from places that people were visiting. In the far background can be seen soldiers wearing spiked helmets and carrying rifles with bayonets. The photo is marked by the photographer in the negative at the lower right corner "No. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Easton, Pennsylvania which shows houses in the background. The card is guaranteed to be just like it was made with no white border on the left. The card was never addressed & it was never mailed. The post card has a divided back & an AZO stamp box with two triangles pointed up & two triangles pointed down.
Classic real-photo cards feature a variety of subjects, from mundane small- town street views to images of animals to photos that captured important political moments or terrifying natural disasters.
Though the first documented photo postcard was mailed in 1899, the style wasn’t firmly established until Eastman Kodak began selling Velox photo paper with a pre-printed postcard back in 1902. 3A Folding Pocket camera, which used film specifically designed for postcard-size prints.