WEDDING PORTRAIT : ATTRACTIVE COUPLE : (1920’s)

The wedding took place in France. The groom was Albert Delattre and the bride was Jeanne Cuvellice. They are an attractive well dressed couple. The photographer who took this wedding portrait was Leopold Moulin. The preceding information came from the former owner of this postcard. This postcard was published by Thomas Illingworth & Co. (T.I.C.). The company was a paper manufacturer founded about 1904. They produced the “Horse Shoe Brand” photographic paper in London England. In 1919 they were bought by British Photographic Supplies company, Ilford. An internet source states that the company produced postcards with horseshoe stamp boxes between 1919 and 1930. This postcard is from circa 1920’s. This vintage photo postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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DOROTHY WARD : SWEET, PURE, INNOCENT, AND TALENTED ENGLISH STAGE ACTRESS

This vintage real  photo postcard features a sweet, pure, and innocent looking English actress named Dorothy Ward (1890-1987). Her specialty was pantomime and she often performed with her husband, Shaun Glenville. She made her stage debut in Birmingham in 1905 in the production of “Blue Beard”. She was an overnight success and went on to a successful career in theater. In fact, she was considered a mainstay of of British Music Hall and Variety for many decades. She was described by music historian, W. Macqueen-Pope, as a “handsome and striking woman, with auburn hair, wonderful carriage and fine figure…Tights become her, they are second nature to her and she understands pantomime and its topsy turviness”. The photo portrait used for this postcard was taken by Dobson Studios which was located in Liverpool, England. This postcard was published by Thomas Illingworth & Co. (T.I.C.). The company was a paper manufacturer founded about 1904. They produced the “Horse Shoe Brand” photographic paper in London England. In 1919 they were bought by British Photographic Supplies company, Ilford. An internet source states that the company produced postcards with horseshoe stamp boxes between 1919 and 1930. This postcard is in good condition. The card has a slightly faded appearance.

 

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DORIS SENDS HER LOVE IN BROMSGROVE, ENGLAND

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DORIS 4               A pretty young woman poses for her portrait at the Green Studio in Bromsgrove, England. Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire, The woman is pretty and fashionable. The message on the reverse of the postcard reveals that the fashionista’s name is Doris and that she is sending her love to Stan and Daisey.  This postcard was published by Thomas Illingworth & Co. (T.I.C.). The company was a paper manufacturer founded about 1904. They produced the “Horse Shoe Brand” photographic paper in London England. In 1919 they were bought by British Photographic Supplies company, Ilford. An internet source states that the company produced postcards with horseshoe stamp boxes between 1919 and 1930. This vintage postcard is in very good condition (see scans).

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TENNIS ANYONE? PORTRAIT OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER

This vintage real photo postcard features a mother and daughter. The mom is wearing a bold striped shirt. The little girl is holding a tennis racket and has a wonderful smile. This postcard was published by Thomas Illingworth & Co. (T.I.C.). The company was a paper manufacturer founded about 1904. They produced the “Horse Shoe Brand” photographic paper in London England. In 1919 they were bought by British Photographic Supplies company, Ilford. An internet source states that the company produced postcards with horseshoe stamp boxes between 1919 and 1930. Symbols were used to identify the date the postcard paper was produced. Note the triangle on the reverse of the card which can be found between the words “Post” and “Card”. The triangle indicates that this postcard stock was produced in 1928.