A PRETTY GIRL WEARING AN EMBROIDED CAP : ART DECO : PHOTO BY ALFRED NOYER

This vintage real photo postcard features a pretty girl holding a bouquet of flowers. She is wearing a lovely embroidered cap. The photographer and publisher of this portrait postcard was Alfred Noyer. He was a well known and acclaimed photographer. His Paris studio operated between 1910 and the 1940’s. This art deco postcard has excellent clarity and is in excellent condition (see scans).

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PRETTY YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A BUNCH OF FLOWERS

This vintage real photo postcard features a pretty young girl holding a bunch of long stemmed flowers. She is dressed in white; white bow, white dress, and white shoes. She has an ethnic appearance. She may be from the Mediterranean region, or perhaps Central or South America. This postcard’s Artura stamp box indicates that it was published sometime between 1908 and 1924. This vintage portrait postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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GIANT ZINNIAS CONGREGATE IN CALIFORNIA : ADVERTISEMENT FOR BURPEE FARMS

This vintage chrome postcard features a woman surrounded by Giant Zinnias. These are new and improved Zinnias raised in the fields of California’s Floradale Farms. Floradale Farms was established by W. Atlee Burpee (Burpee Seed Company) in 1909. The farm was located in Lompoc, California. Zinnias are a member of the “sunflower tribe”. They can be found in The Southwestern United States all the way to South America. They are noted for having a solitary long-stemmed flower and coming in a wide variety of bright colors. This postcard was published by the Henry McGrew company and is in excellent condition.

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PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN ON A SWING

This vintage real photo postcard features a pretty young woman sitting on a swing. She is beautifully dressed and is flashing a wonderful smile. Her dress is beautifully color tinted. She is wearing a large flower on each side of her head. Note the length of her hair. This postcard was published by DLG (or LDG?) as part of a series (no.267/2). The card has a 1907 postmark from Krizevci, a city in central Croatia. This postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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PRETTY LITTLE GIRL SMILING IN A SNOW FLURRY

This vintage real photo postcard features an adorable little girl flashing a wonderful smile. Snow flakes fall around her. She is dressed for winter wearing a cape and winter hat. She is holding a muff to protect her hands. Note the pink ribbon in her hair and the flowers in the foreground. These must be hardy flowers to look so pretty in the wintertime. This “Happy New Year” card was published by Circe as part of a series (no.5015). SOLD

JNGEBORG RONNBLAD : PRETTY SWEDISH ACTRESS WITH UNPRONOUNCABLE NAME (c. 1909)

This vintage real photo postcard features the Swedish actress Jngeborg Ronnblad (1873-1915). If you can pronounce her first name, please accept my congratulations. If you are Swedish, you are not eligible for this challenge. Miss Ronnblad is quite pretty and fashionable. Her dress and hair (or wig) are covered with roses. Note that she is wearing two large rings. I wonder if she is dressed in a costume from one of her films. Just below her name in the top right corner, are the words “i Lifvets dal”. The translation of these Swedish words is “In the Valley of Life”. Could this be a film title? Ronnblad was born in Sweden. Her parents ran a theater society. Her husband was Swedish actor, Hugo Ronnblad. She worked a an actress, at least between 1888 and 1895. The publisher of this postcard was Paul Heckscher. The card is part of a series (no2011).This publishing house specialized in art reproductions, artist signed cards, black and white views, and hand colored real photos. The company was headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Paul Heckscher publishing company operated between 1900 and 1917. Their postcards were printed in England. This vintage postcard portrait is in very good condition (see scans),

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PORTRAIT OF TWO ADORABLE CHILDREN IN ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA (CABINET CARD)

The two children seen in this cabinet card photograph are precious. They have incredibly sweet smiles. They are standing in a faux field of daisies. This photo was taken by Hendricks & Co., a studio in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. The town was originally named Allegheny City and it was established in 1788. In 1907, it was annexed by the city of Pittsburgh. The photographer of this image is John P Hendricks. He is listed in the 1891 and 1893 Pittsburgh City Directories. If this photograph is typical of his work, he was quite talented. This cabinet card portrait is in good condition (see scans). Note the foxing on the reverse of the photograph.  SOLD

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A BEAUTIFUL YOUNG GIRL SENDS “GOOD HEALTH” WISHES

This vintage real photo postcard features a beautiful young girl wearing a frilly dress and adorned with flowers. The postcard was published by Rotophot (RPH) as part of a series (S-917/2). The company was based in Berlin, Germany. In the message section, the writer wishes the reader “good health”. The hand tinted color postcard was mailed with a French stamp. The card is in very good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG EDWARDIAN BOY AND GIRL SITTING ON A GARDEN WALL (RPPC 1902)

This vintage real photo postcard features two young children sitting on a garden wall. The boy and girl are adorably dressed and are very cute. The girl is holding a bouquet of pink flowers. Note the boy’s fantastic curls and terrific cap. The postcard’s message is dated 1902. This postcard was likely published by Felix Korn & Co. (F.K.) which was located in Stuttgart, Germany. I am unable to confirm the publishers name. This postcard lists F.K. as being located in Paris, not Stuttgart. Further complicating matters is that there also was another company that went by the F.K. initials (F. Kehrhan & Co of Bexley Heath, England). This card’s postage stamp is German and the postmark is from the city of Mulhausen. Mulhausen is a city located  in eastern France, near the Swiss and German borders. However, at the time of the mailing of this postcard, Mulhausen belonged to the German Empire and was part of the Alsace-Lorraine territory.  (SOLD)

STYLISH MOTHER AND HER TWO CHILDREN IN BERLIN, GERMANY

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berlin cab 1A beautifully dressed young woman and two children pose for a family portrait at the studio of C. Gunteritz, in Berlin, Germany. The young woman is likely the mother of the two children, although it is possible that she could be their older sister. The little girl is holding a basket of flowers and her younger brother has a toy rabbit on his lap. The young woman’s dress is made of material that is not commonly seen in cabinet card  photographs. Hopefully, a visitor to the Cabinet Card Gallery will be able to identify the dress’s material. This cabinet card portrait is in very good condition (see scans).

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