Postmarked Yesteryear: Art of the Holiday Postcard
Before the telegraph and telephone, postcards were the primary form of social communication. Today these postcards are treasured artifacts as well as important historical documents from around the world. Author Pamela Apkarian-Russell memorializes the artists while tracking the progression of time, and the evolution of taste, through this simple and elegant form of communication.
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