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Postcard: “Are We the Dining Dead?”

January 26th, 2015 · No Comments

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Postcard: Allen Ginsberg

January 19th, 2015 · No Comments

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Card in untitled on the front.

Printed on back of postcard:

ALLEN GINSBERG, NEW YORK CITY, 1966. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ©FRED W. MCDARRAH.

Publishing information:

fotofolio.com

Handwritten on back of postcard:

“At least the world will end, an event anticipated with great joy by many. It will end very soon, but not in the year 2000, which has come and gone. From that I conclude that God Almighty is not heavily into Numerology.”  -Eugene Debs Hartke (K. Vonnegut), Hocus Pocus

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Postcard: Stress Management Seminar

January 12th, 2015 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Stress-Management Seminar, Montana.”

Publishing information:

© Paul Stanton, Made in USA
Pub. by Duckboy Cards Inc., P.O. Box 2095, Hamilton MT 59840-4095, 1-800-761-5741, www.duckboy.com

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Postcard: Shawabty for the King

January 5th, 2015 · No Comments

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Card is untitled on the front.

Printed on back of postcard:

Shawabty for the King
Egyptian, Dynasty XVIII, reign of Tutankhamun (1334-1325 B.C.)
EGYPTIAN MUSEUM, CAIRO

THE TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN
Participating museums: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Field Museum of Natural History and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; New Orleans Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Seattle Art Museum; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Publishing information:

Photographed by Lee Boltin. Printed in Italy.

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Postcard: Old Ironsides, Boston

December 29th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “U.S.S. Constitution, “Old Ironsides.” Boston, Massachusetts.”

Printed on back of postcard:

U.S.S. CONSTITUTION (“OLD IRONSIDES”)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nicknames when cannonballs bounced off her oak planking, Old Ironsides was undefeated in 40 historic battles. The ship, built in 1797, is still a commissioned U.S. Navy flagship and a living museum of Naval History.

Publishing information:

©Published by Klein Post Card Service, 134 Summer St., Hyde Park, Ma. 02136
Made by DEXTER PRESS, West Nyack, New York

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Postcard: American Freedom Train

December 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “The American Freedom Train™ 1975-1976.”

Printed on back of postcard:

THE AMERICAN FREEDOM TRAIN
The American Freedom Train holds the treasures of America’s past 200 years depicting the story and life of America.

Publishing information:

Jerry L. Kaltenbach Enterprises, 3200 Valleyview Drive, Columbus, Ohio.
Curteichcolor® 3-D Natural Color Reproduction (Reg. U.S.A. Pat. Off.)

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Postcard: Richelieu Bed, Hearst Castle

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Cardinal Richelieu Bed, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, Calif.”

Printed on back of postcard:

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HEARST SAN SIMEON STATE HISTORICAL MONUMENT
San Simeon, California, on Scenic Highway 1 between Monterey and San Luis Obispo
The CARDINAL RICHELIEU BED is located in CASA DEL MONTE, built in 1920. Carved in planks of black walnut, it dates to the 17th Century and represents one of the finest carvings at Hearst Castle.

Publishing information:

Ogden Foods Service Corp., Box 6, San Simeon, Calif. 93452
Plastichrome, Boston

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Postcard: Van Ruysdael’s “A Waterfall”

December 8th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is untitled on the front.

Printed on back of postcard:

JACOB VAN RUYSDAEL, Dutch, ca. 1630-1682
A Waterfall, ca. 1665
Oil on canvas, 38 3/5 x 33 ¾ in. sight
FOGG ART MUSEUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Gift of Miss Helen Clay Frick, acc. 1953.2

Publishing information:

Printed in Germany by Brüder Hartmann, Berlin

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Postcard: Uganda Giraffes

December 1st, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Uganda Giraffe, San Diego Wild Animal Park, “at San Pasqual.”

Printed on back of postcard:

San Diego Wild Animal Park, “at San Pasqual”
Uganda Giraffe
Giraffa Camelopardalis

Publishing information:

ZW.13

Photo by F.D. Schmidt

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Pantone postcard (#493)

November 30th, 2014 · No Comments

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Mom vs. Fred in Scrabble.

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