DREAMY FLAPPER : FOTOCOLOR : ASIAN FASHION : iTALIAN POSTCARD

This vintage real photo postcard features a dreamy flapper. She looks into space, deep in thought. She is wearing Asian type clothing. A vase of flowers sits on a table in front of her. This is a “Fotocolor” postcard and it was printed in Italy. The card is likely from the 1920’s. The postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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MIGNON : CUTE SWEET YOUNG WOMAN : PICKING FLOWERS : VINTAGE POSTCARD : (1910’s)

This vintage postcard features a pretty young woman picking flowers. She is also carrying a basket of flowers. The caption on the bottom of the card states “Mignon”. The translation of this word is “cute” and “nice”. This postcard has an Italian stamp and was postmarked in Dumenza, Italy. The card dates back to the 1910’s. This postcard is in good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF THREE ADORABLE CHILDREN : SIBLINGS : NAPOLI, ITALY : RPPC

This vintage real photo postcard features three a portrait of three young siblings. The children are adorable. Note that the boy in the image is wearing a sailor suit. This photograph was taken at a studio in Naples, Italy. The postcard is in good condition (see scans).

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PRETTY AND FASHIONABLE TEENAGE GIRL : IDENTIFIED : FASSANO ITALY : (1920)

This vintage real photo postcard features a fashionable teenage girl posing for her photographic portrait at A. Cara’s studio in Fassano, Italy. The girl is resting an open book on the back of a chair. She is identified as Lina Carasso. Her portrait was taken in July, 1920. This real photo postcard is in very good condition (see scans). (SOLD)

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EDY VAYLAND : BURLESQUE ACTRESS : (1910’s)

The pretty costumed blonde actress featured in this real photo postcard is Edy Vayland. She is wearing a fantastic headdress. This portrait is a bit risque for it’s era. Preliminary research revealed little information about this Belle Epoque theatre actress. One source labelled her a burlesque actress. The postcard is from the 1910’s and was published in Italy by A. Traldi from the city of Milan. Traldi operated in Milan from 1902-1918. The publisher concentrated on view cards of Europe and the Middle East. They are also known for a series published that focused on dogs. Research reveals that they produced a number of postcard portraits of European stage performers. Miss Vayland’s photograph was taken by the Badodi studio in Milan.  This real photo postcard portrait is in excellent condition (see scans).   SOLD

PORTRAIT OF A FASHIONABLE WOMAN AND HER BEAUTIFUL GREYHOUND (1941)

This vintage Italian real photo postcard features a pretty and fashionable woman and her elegant greyhound. She is holding the leash tightly. The woman is wearing four flowers on her jacket. Perhaps she was at a dog show and the photo was taken after the competition. The message on this postcard was written in 1941. This postcard is in very good condition (see scans). ADDENDUM: A visitor has corrected me about the dog’s breed. The dog is a Borzoi and not a Greyhound.

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MISS FRANCE, MISS BELGIUM, AND MISS ITALY CHAT AT THE MISS EUROPE PAGEANT (1930’s)

This vintage 1930’s photo postcard features three contestants in the Miss Europe contest. Most of the women in the competition had won national beauty contests in their own country and progressed to the Miss Europe contest as a warm-up to competing for the Miss World title. This photographic postcard presents Miss France, Miss Belgium, and Miss Italy. The three contestants are beautiful and marvelously dressed. This postcard was published by Alfred Noyer. His Paris studio operated between 1910 and the 1940’s. He was very talented and well respected. This vintage postcard is in very good condition (see scans). SOLD

PORTRAIT OF A CHILD RIFLEMAN IN MILAN, ITALY (PHOTO BY BADODI)

This vintage real photo postcard features a young boy wearing a backpack and holding a rifle. He is wearing a feathered hat and faces the camera with much poise. The reverse of the card has the stamp of Milan photographer Attilio Badodi (1880-1967). He was a talented and very successful photographer of European celebrities. His photos immortalized many actors and actresses. He also did portraits of Benito Mussolini. The stamp box on this postcard indicates that it was published by K Ltd. sometime between 1918 and 1936. This portrait postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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MIMI AYEMORE : ITALIAN STAGE AND FILM STAR (PHOTO BY ATTILIO BADODI)

This vintage real photo postcard features Italian stage and film actress, Mimi Aylmer (also spelled Almieri) (1896-1992). She was a star during Italy’s fascist era. Aylmer was born in Rome. Her family was of the bourgeois class. At age seventeen, she made her debut as a chanteuse (female nightclub singer of popular songs). Shortly after her debut, she was hired by the Riviste Papa stage company. In 1914, she launched her film career. She starred in her first film and remained a major star for more than twenty years (until 1936). After World War II, she played character roles in two films before retiring from the entertainment world in 1959. In 1964, she moved to Bologna where she lived in a rest home for entertainment artists. The IMDb reports that Aylmer has twelve film credits ranging from 1914 to 1951. As this photo postcard demonstrates; Miss Aylmer was a pretty woman. She has an aura of sweetness and a nice half smile. This vintage postcard is in very good condition (see scans).The reverse of the card has the stamp of Milan photographer Attilio Badodi (1880-1967). He was a talented and very successful photographer of European celebrities. His photos immortalized many actors and actresses. He also did portraits of Benito Mussolini. The stamp box on this postcard indicates that it was published by K Ltd. sometime between 1918 and 1936. The postcard is in good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN LEANING AGAINST A COLUMN (1952)

This vintage real photo postcard captures an attractive young woman leaning against a column. This pose was likely borrowed from the art world. There are a number of paintings from the last century and before, that feature woman near, or leaning on columns. This photograph was taken in front of a studio seaside backdrop. The woman in this photo is flashing a somewhat sheepish smile. This postcard was mailed in 1952 between two Italian towns. The card was published by Bromofoto which was located in Milan. This postcard measures about 4″ x 6″ and is in very good condition.

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