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Long before cell phones, e-mail, Facebook or Twitter, the penny postcard was an inexpensive, yet effective way to send brief thoughts and interesting images to friends and family. I began collecting postcards when I was about eight years old. My grandfather gave me a pile of postcard views that he had saved, along with his childhood rocks and minerals collection.
The study and collecting of postcards is called "deltiology. The value of old postcards is dependent on a number of factors, including their condition, rarity, age, and subject matter. Similar to other types of vintage and antique collectibles, postcard values are based on a specific set of criteria that affect the value of antique and vintage postcards.
Skip to main content. Vintage Postcard. Only 8 left in stock. Really nice postcards, I was using them for an art project.
The Graphics Fairy is a vintage image resource absolutely filled with printable vintage images and DIY projects run by vintage paper collector and crafter Karen. With over images, there is no doubt you will find some inspiration! To download an image, all you have to do is right click on the image and save!
Real photo postcards are photographs which have been developed and printed on postcard stock. A caption was often written on the negative which was often glass. Real photo postcards have been produced since the early 's.
Here is a shabby and aged Whitney Made postcard back — a nice piece of grungy vintage ephemera. Click on image to enlarge. I have an entire folder dedicated to Antique postcard and postcard backs…. LOVE this one Julie!
A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. Shapes other than rectangular may also be used. There are novelty exceptions, such as wood postcardsmade of thin wood, and copper postcards sold in the Copper Country of the U.
A irbrush - A Technique which colors have been painted using air compression. Very popular with linen postcards where all undesirable elements have been airbrushed away while enhancing the scenes colors. Albumen Print - An image printed on paper using egg albumen the white of an egg mixed along with whey derived from curdled milk.