picture postcard & its origins. by Frank Staff

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Published by F.A. Praeger in New York .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsNC1872 .S7 1966a
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL5988133M
LC Control Number66018374

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The Picture Postcard and Its Origins by Staff, Frank and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at [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.

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Frank Staff. and Lutterworth Press. Picture Postcards and their Publishers. Anthony Byatt. Golden Age Postcard Books.

The Dictionary of Picture Postcards in Britain 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. 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.

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.

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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.

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.

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. 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.

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. 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. 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.

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.

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. 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. 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.

Main Street looking west, Kirkersville, Ohio. Whedon S. Harriman, who operated a wholesale postcard business in Columbus between andproduced this photographic postcard, call number P Amateurs could print photographic postcards themselves or return their cameras with the film inside to Kodak to have postcards developed.

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 /. 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?]. Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context. In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay.

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. 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.

April 27th Guest blogger Richard Gottfried, King of mini-golf with a postcard collection to match, makes his debut in Picture Postcard Magic A holiday at home and postcards from Bournemouth. ^ 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 init was a revolutionary concept when it was first introduced in the s.

The golden age of postcards is clearly the time period from toalthough some postcard collectors, officially known as deltiologists, advocate a much narrower range of by: 4. A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope.

[1]In some places, it is possible to send them for a lower fee than for a letter. Stamp collectors distinguish between postcards (which require a stamp) and postal cards (which have the postage pre-printed on them).

While a postcard is usually printed by a. ↑ 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 Retrieved Advances in offset lithography and color film would turn the public’s eye toward the modern photochrome, popularly referred to as chromes, which continues to dominate the postcard market.

While its origins were rooted in the ’s, it did not begin to play a significant role until the postwar years. Picture postcards in the United States, / Dorothy B. Ryan New York: C.N. Potter: Distributed by Crown Publishers, c Bothell/CCC Stacks NCR9 Staff, Frank The picture postcard & its origins New York, F.A.

Praeger [] Bothell/CCC Stacks NCS7 Thirkell, Fred, Staff, Frank, THE PICTURE POSTCARD & ITS ORIGINS, Lutterworth Press, London, (), B&W and color ill., 96pp, good w/chipped dustjacket, First published in A well-known postcard historian provides a full and fascinating account of the origins and development of the picture postcard.

An excellent source!!. Picture Postcard 6) ―Real Photo‖ Postcards 7) Views and Their Markers There are some terrific postcards that are illustrated in this book but also the history provided is a good way for anyone interested in understanding the evolution of the real photo postcard and its place in.

Picture definition, a visual representation of a person, object, or scene, as a painting, drawing, photograph, etc.: I carry a picture of my grandchild in my wallet. See more. I devised a Paper Postcard Unit Study (ie card ministry) after a little study of my own.

He read about the beginning of writing, the postal service and in addition, studied art history. And created art postcards weekly for a period of about 6 months to mail to church members and his youth group.

The postmodernist form tends to be ironic, indulges in playfulness and pleasure, and points to its status as a construct, its intertextual origins and its parodic recycling of other works.” Today I’m covering interactive postmodern picture books and how they incorporate some of the traits outlined by Allan including: the disruption of the.Picture palace definition: a place designed for the exhibition of films | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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