Apparently the postcard fad finally reached Salem in this period. These cards quickly gained in popularity to the point they were being purchased for themselves rather than for the gum. It would take a number of years before he had presses made to his satisfaction, and many more years for him to perfect the method. There growth required the opening of another factory around 1904, and about this time they also took on a new partner, Max Hoffmann. The Roman system of roads was built in part to move the mails from town to town. When Thwaites retired in 1932 he sold his business to Schallerer who ran it until its sale in 1965. When World War I cut off the flow of beautifully lithographed, lushly colored cards from German printers to the U.
He spent many years traveling the Territory until settling down in Ketchikan in 1919. It is unknown if they had any relationship to the Helman-Taylor Art Co. When postal regulations were finally changed after much lobbying by Tuck and others, it provided better opportunities to enter the postcard market. When Raphael retired in 1881, his son Adolph took over the family business. Their logo does not appear on all their cards but other graphic elements often remain the same.
Both postcards show 1300 lives lost. In 2001 they were taken over by American Airlines. About Postcards About Postcards A Brief History of Postcards Postcards are such a good idea that it seems they should have been around forever. These cards may bare either the name of Runta, Vontobel, or K. Date of Photo: 1938 Subject Category: Aerial Views Original Format Size: 13 x 7. In 1904 with the founding of Mount Rainier National Park their business greatly grew with the influx of tourists.
By the end of the war in 1918 the public mania for postcards had subsided, due at least in part to the inferior quality of the available cards. Date of Photo: 1956 Subject Category: Aerial Views Original Format Size: 13 x 7. The busy city of today was founded by Gov. In 1885 the railroad arrived, building their depot 3 miles east. They also published a Comic Series. They have no letter prefixes or fancy names, just the Curt Teich Company name and logo. Other prefixes were also used to designate special cards or those printed for especially large contracts.
Description A Tichnor Brothers postcard of the new Thayer Hospital in Waterville, ca. Despite their smaller size some of these cards were issued as miniature postcards that could be mailed. The snowballing popularity of postcards during the next couple of decades was part of the rage for expositions -- Trans-Mississippi Omaha, 1898 , Pan-American Buffalo, 1901 -- where President Garfield was assassinated , Louisiana Purchase St. Even when German production was available again the public's interest didn't revive. When the United States finally authorized privately printed postcards at the same mailing rate as postals, the floodgates opened. These view-cards depict scenes on a national scope mostly contracted for resorts and tourist attractions. Auction Location: 5 Rt 101A Suite 5, Amherst, New Hampshire, 03031, United States Previewing Details: Visit www.
Following his death, Thayer's home became the original Thayer Hospital and operated for 20 years. He opened offices in New York in 1882 and Paris in 1885 to facilitate orders and distribution. Views were printed on both postals and blank cards that required letter-rate postage for mailing. The Tanner cards are labeled with a very cursive font. After opening their new facilities in 1899, Raphael House became the first publisher to print postcards in a larger size that we now call standard. Greetings from Rosenberg's Bungalow Colony, Greenfield Park, N.
These undivided cards often came with large writing tabs. The village of Albuquerque—the present Old Town—was founded by Gov. They were publishing postcards by 1901 under the names of four different series though there are some unmarked cards. The Oilette series, first issued in 1903 depicted painted views and also came in sets. Curt Teich was an early pioneer of the offset printing process having started using offset presses in 1907.
Seaside cards and those depicting Blacks were also common. Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items. In 1947 they introduced Bazooka Bubble Gum and in 1950 they began adding it to packs of trading cards to help encourage sales. He came came from a long line of artists dating back to the late 16th century,. Divided Back Era -- 1907 to 1915 On March 1, 1907, postal regulations were relaxed to divide the available real estate on the address side of postcards. The fate of this firm is uncertain but they were probably nationalized by the East German government sometime after 1954. The quality of these cards runs the gamut since it took some time to perfect the technique.