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Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection
In a little shop in Bishopsgate over a century ago, began a business that would have an artistic effect on most of the civilized world. Raphael Tuck and his wife Ernestine worked together. The little shop opened in October of on Union Street in London, and the influence of that event was to be felt on two continents. Ernestine was a wise and competent businesswoman and Raphael an artistic perfectionist.
Raphael Tuck & Sons was a business started by Raphael Tuck and his wife in Bishopsgate in the City of London in October , selling pictures and greeting cards, and eventually selling postcards, which was their most successful line. Their business was one of the best known in the “postcard boom” of the late.
Click to jump directly to information at a specific level of the catalogue. Postcard with a landscape view of ‘Durham Castle and Cathedral. Bailes, 50 Saddler Street, Durham, n. Salmon Ltd. Quinton, n. Frith and Co. Hild and St.
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Browse all items in the collection. OR Create a report of your search results: Teich report tool. The Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection is widely regarded as the largest public collection of postcards and related materials in the United States. When received at the Newberry Library it was estimated at 2. The postcards include a range of subjects and genres: rural vistas and urban skylines, tourist attractions and emergent industries, domestic scenes and global conflicts.
Standing at the intersection of American commerce and visual culture, they demonstrate the country’s evolving conception of itself-and its place in the world-during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
In some cases dating is by comparison with similar, dated cards, or by known Postcard with a coloured view of the ‘North Door, Durham Cathedral’ a Tuck’s.
In the early 19th century the Furness area south of the Lake District was isolated and remote. Access to it was via a treacherous route across Morecambe Bay sands. The Furness Railway was started as a mineral railway in , designed to provide a link from the slate and iron ore quarries of south Lakeland to the coast, so that the ore could be shipped directly to the markets.
The port of Barrow-in-Furness was created and the town rapidly expanded. Iron and steelworks were created and the town became a ship-building centre. The railway catered also for passengers and expanded in the second half of the nineteenth century, through additional lines and company acquisitions. Through links with other lines, Furness residents were able to travel by rail country wide.
Alfred Aslett was appointed as a new general manager in the early years of the twentieth century. He took over a railway which was run down and suffered from lack of investment and falling traffic. He realised the potential of the lakes and scenery from the point of view of the tourist industry, which was rapidly expanding and sought to develop the railway as a tourist line.
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Click Postcards – General to go directly to the album for this page. For details of how to Dated about or around cd. Postcard size P () “SOUTH BANK EXHIBITION – FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN, ” (Bw/R/ph. Tuck. 37) VG.
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Raphael Tuck were major post card publishers and introduced the Oilette Series of extensive information on the Tuck Cards – including images and dates.
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The Leonard A. The Tuck Company began operating in England in , and started printing picture postcards in Oilette postcards, introduced in , were described in Tuck catalogs as “veritable miniature oil paintings”. They encompass a great variety of subject matter including city and state views, literary scenes, and still lifes.
This card has not been sent through the post, but may date from around Other Tuck “Sepia” series cards that I have seen were posted around that time.
A list of publishers’ series and the decades in which they were published, where known. Dates will be expanded as more information is added. Please note that there may be other series with the same name by different publishers. This should become clearer as more details are added over time. Hindley, Nottingham s view Colonial Series – C.
Lewis, Nottingham s Commercial Series – J. Series – Edwin H. Glossine Series – Tanner Bros.
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One of the best sources of information about Jersey life in the early 20th century is the postcard. Several decades before local newspapers began to include photographs, postcards were being printed in their thousands for holidaymakers to send messages home to friends and family. They were also widely used within the island for exchanging messages before the telephone became widely available. When postal services were faster and more reliable than today it was common to send a postcard to arrange a meeting the following day.
Many of the photographs from the late Victorian era and the early part of the 20th century which survive today were printed as postcards.
Experts appear divided as to the date of the first picture postcard. in postcards from one of the big name publishers, like Francis Frith, Tuck or Valentine.
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Taber Prang Art Co. They started printing view-cards of Boston and holiday cards in This railroad had a history of slow expansion until when Mount Rainier National Park opened. Their business shifted from primarily carying coal and lumber to the transport of tourists.
Vintage Valentine Postcard. Raphael Tuck & Sons. Love Tributes Series of postcards #5. Posted. Has edge wear and one top.
During the Golden Age of postcards incredibly talented artists created enduring images, from realistic and adorable depictions of children to fantasy images such as fairies and gnomes. Schmucker, who was famous for his exquisite depictions in the Art Nouveau style. IOLA, Wis. This article will categorize landmarks or eras in American postcard production and useful methods for identifying and assigning a date of manufacture.
This is a staggering statistic when you consider that the population of the United States during the same year was less than That averages out to just more than nine postcards a year mailed for every person in the country. With hundreds of millions of postcards mailed each year during the Golden Age of Postcards , it is not surprising that antique postcards are so popular and still readily available to collectors.