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picture postcard and its origins

Frank Staff

picture postcard and its origins

by Frank Staff

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank Staff.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16839026M

Over Things to Know About Postcard Collecting. Mirfield, [England]: West Yorkshire Postcard Centre. Staff, Frank. The Picture Postcard & Its Origins. New York: F.A. Praeger. Alva Centennial Commission, Publication Committee and the Permanent Archive Committee of the. Glimpses of the Past: Early Postcard Views of Alva, Oklahoma.   The picture postcard & its origins / Frank Staff. Level 2 A Pictures in the post: the story of the picture postcard and its place in the history of popular art / .

Picture Postcard & Its Origins, The. Staff, Frank Lutterworth Press ISBN: The postcard was not invented in a single step, and Staff spends at least half the book on antecedents including the visiting card, trade cards, illustrated. THE PICTURE POSTCARD & ITS ORIGINS. By Frank Staff. The classic work on the history of the picture postcard and the postal stationery post card. For anyone looking into the origins of the postcard this has always been the best published book ever produced. As it has been out of print for many years I was delighted to get hold of a copy.

^ Frank Staff, The Picture Postcard & Its Origins, New York: F.A. Praeger, p ^ "History & Innovation". Retrieved ^ "Springfield | Springfield's Official th Anniversary Celebration Site". Springfieldorg. Archived from the original on Although the picture postcard seems like an ordinary and ubiquitous item in , it was a revolutionary concept when it was first introduced in the s. The golden age of postcards is clearly the time period from to , although some postcard collectors, officially known as deltiologists, advocate a much narrower range of by: 4.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). [edan-image:id=siris_sic_,size=,right] Postcards, as we are familiar with them today, have taken a considerable amount of time to develop. First restricted by size, color, and other regulations, postcard production blossomed in the late s and early s.

Postcards were popular because they were a quick and easy way for individuals to communicate with each other. Postcards. Perhaps no communications medium exemplifies twentieth-century popular culture more accurately than the unpretentious postcard.

This simple message-bearer had tremendous public appeal during the final decades of the s, and although it seemed to have reached a peak in popularity during the first 20 years of the twentieth century, now, at the turn of the millennium, the postcard's.

The Picture Postcard & Its Origins. Argosy Book Store. East 59th St. New York City, NY (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) () Specializing in Americana, Art, Autographs, First Editions, Modern First Editions, Maps & Prints, Medicine & Science, Out-of-Print.

The earliest known picture postcard was a hand-painted design on card, posted in Fulham in London by the writer Theodore Hook to himself inand bearing a penny black stamp.

[1] [2] He probably created and posted the card to himself as a practical joke on the postal service, since the image is a caricature of workers in the post office. Also, The Picture Postcard and Its Origins, by Frank Staff (N.Y.: Praeger, ).

Pioneer Era () Although the world's first picture postcards date from the s to the mids, most of the earliest American picture postcards extant today are those that were sold at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, starting on May.

The author tells the story of the picture postcard from their earliest origin of 18th century decorated visiting cards, the Austrian Government who first posted them inthe collecting mania which reached its climax in the Edwardian era and more.

Instead, the following few reference books are offered as a useful starting point for old picture postcards.

The Picture Postcard and its Origins. Frank Staff. and Lutterworth Press. Picture Postcards and their Publishers. Anthony Byatt. Golden Age Postcard Books. The Dictionary of Picture Postcards in Britain   John O’Brian and Jeremy Borsos’ new book, too easy for people to read other people’s messages and private concerns,” writes Frank Staff in The Picture Postcard and Its Origins, Author: Tom Vanderbilt.

For this period, there is better pictorial documentation in postcards of American life and culture than most other sources. The cards showcase changes in printing technology, postal regulations, and travel interests.

For more about postcard history see The Picture Postcard and Its Origins and Picture Postcards of the Golden : Carmen Nigro. By Peter Soppelsa This post focuses on a remarkable source for illustrating popular urbanism and urban imaginaries: European and American photomontage postcards from around to that visualize future cities.

Cobbling together an online archive of over future cities photomontages, I discovered an under-utilized body of evidence about popular urbanism. A few months ago, we were doing some research about the origins of postcards for the th anniversary celebrations, when we randomly stumbled on an article from titled “A brief history of the picture postcard”, by Judith & Stephen Holder FRPSL.

The introduction reads: One hundred years ago collecting postcards was a much more widespread and popular pursuit than stamp collecting, even. The Picture Postcard & Its Origins.

Frank Staff (New York: F.A. Praeger). Pioneer Post Cards: The Story of Mailing Cards to Jefferson Burdick (New York: Nostalgia Press). Beirut: Our Memory, A guided tour illustrated with picture postcards, 2 nd edition, Fouad.

George Miller, forward to Political PostcardsA Price Guide, by Bernard L. Greenhouse (Syracuse: Postcard Press, ). Frank Staff, The Picture Postcard & Its Origins (London, Lutterworth Press, ), 8. British suffragists referred to “women’s suffrage” while U.S. suffragists spoke of “woman suffrage.” Accordingly, when.

Selected Picture Postcard Reference Books by Barbara A. Harrison October (Please note that the following books are but a few of the hundreds available to the PPC collector.

Some deal with the general subject of collecting PPCs, while others enlighten on specific areas, such as publishers.

American Education: Its Origins and Issues by Dupuis, Adrian M. And Robert C. Craig A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

The dust jacket is Rating: % positive. Pictures in the Post: The Story of the Picture Postcard and its Place in the History of Popular Art.

Philadelphia: Deltiologists of America. Carver, Sally S. The American Postcard Guide to Tuck. Brookline, Massachusetts: Carves Cards. Duval, William and Valerie Monahan. Collecting Postcards in Colour, Poole [United Kingdom?].

Tracing the origins of the picture postcard is difficult because postcards were not simply invented—instead, they evolved. Their history is inevitably linked with the development of the postal service, but also features innovations in printing and photography, daring proposals and even a .