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As We Were: American Photographic Postcards, 1905 - 1930

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Today, no one seriously doubts the value, both aesthetic and historic, of the ubiquitous American photographic postcard. This was the medium that really brought photography to the masses; these cards were affordable, they were topical, and they could be sent for a penny anywhere in the country. The variety of imagery, much of it developed anonymously in small studios, much ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published June 22nd 2004 by David R. Godine Publisher
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Frederic
Jan 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: postcards
A nice collection of cards, with more contextualizing text than many such books have. Readers interested in more information on such cards might also like Real Photo Postcard Guide: The People's Photography (probably my favorite book on the subject).
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