Friday, March 4, 2011

Tuck Postcards Database

Allan Braun, James Lewis Lowe, and Richard Moulton have created an online database for Raphael Tuck & Sons postcards. The lovely site is currently available to the public in a beta form.

Tuck was formed in the late 1800s, and their lobbying efforts helped change the regulations on postcards in the United States. They were active until the 1960s.

Here's a St. Patrick's Day card from Raphael Tuck & Sons:

Tuck - St Patrick's Day


Christine H. said...

I visited that site too. Isn't it wonderful! said...

Very beautiful postcard, but what's with the pig? Am I missing some known pig symbolism?

Thanks for the link!

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