Vintage Picture Postcards
- Some of the many terms used to describe picture
- Appliqué Postcard
- A term used to describe a postcard which has some form of cloth, metal
or other embellishment attached to it.
- Art Déco Postcard
- Artistic style of the 1920s, recognisable by its symmetrical designs
and straight lines.
- Art Nouveau Postcard
- Artistic style of the turn of the century, characterised by flowing
lines and flowery symbols, yet often depicting impressionist more than
- Bas Relief Postcard
- Postcards with a heavily raised surface, giving a papier-mâché
- Composite Postcards
- A number of individual cards, that when placed together in a group,
form a larger picture.
- Court Cards
- The official size for British postcards between 1894–1899, measuring
115 mm × 89 mm.
- Divided Back Postcards
- Postcards with a back divided into two sections, one for the message,
the other for the address. British cards were first divided in 1902 and
American cards in 1907.
- Early Picture Postcard
- A term loosely used to describe any card issued before the Divided
Back was introduced.
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