Dating e c kropp postcards
Godine, 1981) and "Dating Post-1920 Real Photo Postcards," by Ernest G.Covington, in Postcard Collector, July 1986, pages 26-28.These cheap cards allowed the use of gaudy dyes for coloring.The firm of Curt Teich flourished because of its line of linen postcards.Furthermore, strong competition in a narrowing market caused many publishers to go out of business.New printing processes allowed printing on post cards with high rag content that caused a linen-like finish.
These were illustrations on government-printed postal cards and on privately printed souvenir cards. Congress on May 19, 1898 granted private printers permission to print and sell cards that bore the inscription Private Mailing Card. Still, no message was permitted on the address side. postal regulations on December 24, 1901 stipulated that the words Post Card should be printed at the top of the address side of privately printed cards.
A publisher of picture books and postcards, founded by Yoshimura Kiyobei during the Taisho Era.
They produced lithographic reproductions of famous japanese woodblock prints, especially of Yakusha Hagaki, those expressive portraits of actors.
With the advent of World War I, the supply of postcards for American consumption switched from Germany to England and the United States itself.
Most United States postcards were printed during this period.