Query: Postcards
Darrell Bertness Postcard Collection
Creators:
Bertness, Darrell
Dates:
mid-20th century
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box, 371 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1190
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This is a small group of picture postcards.

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Raymond Corbey collection of African postcards
Dates:
between 1900-1930
Size:
255 Postcards ((silver gelatin prints), black & white , 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards collected by Dr. Raymond Corbey whose published works discuss most of the postcards in this collection. One part of the collection consists of postcards which Corbey acquired. The second part of the collection was compiled by a French colonial, known only as "Nic." Dr. Corbey organized the postcards according to theme and publisher. Themes include Northern Africa World Fairs and Religious Societies. Publishers include J. Geiser (Algiers), Lehnert and Landrock (Tunis), Gautron (Dakar), Fortier (Dakar), and Nels and Ernest Thill (Brussels). Among the more prominent postcard images is one of a minkisi by R. Visser (ca. 1890), depictions of installations and fairs at Tervuren (1900) colon sculptures in Savalou (Benin), circa 1920, an early depiction of a "Ricksha" boy, a Luba mask dancer, and a village chief in Dahomey.

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Japanese Missionary Postcards
Dates:
undated
Size:
40 Postcards
Collection ID:
FSA.A2013.05
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This Collection contains hand-tinted postcards of Japan created during the Taisho Period (1912-1926). Subjects include daily life, scenes, and an image of the Taisho Emperor on horseback. About 10 of the cards contain images of schools, Anglican churches and other activities relating to Christian activities, making it likely that these low-quality cards …

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Washington Postcards
Creators:
Washington News Co.
Buckingham, C. O.
North Carolina Museum of History
Dates:
circa 1906
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0413
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unmailed); and (3) a black-and-white advertising postcard of a …

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Historic Gardens Postcard collection
Dates:
circa 1898-1978
Size:
239 Postcards (black and white, color)
Collection ID:
AAG.PTC
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes nearly 250 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and several sites in Washington, D.C. are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Waugaman Collection of Postcards
Creators:
Waugaman, Jack
Dates:
circa 1905
Size:
5 Postcards (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Five postcards from Japan dated after the Japanese victory in the Russo-Japanese War. Most of the images are of temporary triumphal arches 凱旋門 emulating Western architecture and war imagery. These structures were built to celebrate the success of the Japanese navy and welcome returning troops. Elaborate arches made of wood …

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Postcards of Madeira Island, Germiston (South Africa) and Transvaal (South Africa)
Creators:
Stokes, Deborah
Dates:
circa 1895-circa 1915
Size:
17 Postcards (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Seventeen postcards taken from circa 1895-circa 1915 of Madeira Island, a port of call en route from Montreal to Captown; 8 postcards of Germiston, South Africa; and 15 postcards from the Transvaal region in South Africa, including in Ermelo. Postcards primarily depict towns, architecture, trains, boats and scenic views. Two of the postcards …

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Simon Ottenberg (Postcards)
Dates:
1800s-1900s
Size:
5 Postcards
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Richard H. Miller Bridge Collection of Postcards and Slides
Creators:
Miller, Richard H.
Dates:
1900-1991
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0950
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is made up of Richard H. Miller's collection of postcards and slides illustrating bridges from around the world.

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Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection
Creators:
Boaz, Joyce
Hoffman, David
Hoffman, Iris
Dates:
1898-1920
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0281
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents both negative and positive images of African Americans, primarily on postcards, as drawings, cartoons, and similar art forms collected mostly during the Civil Rights Movement in America.

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