Lee Rawdon and Edna Ary, like so many young couples of the 19th and early 20th centuries, 'went a courtin' and a big part of it was done via postcards. Today Lee and Edna's ancestors celebrate and carry on their legacy of love, through their postcards.
A reader's inquiry about an 1893 Columbian Exposition postcard promoted Ask the Experts' Dr. Anthony J. Cavo to share some valuable advice about postcards, as well as a bit of World's Fair history.
Often adorned with eggs and baby chicks, Easter greeting postcards serve as harbingers of spring. Karen Knapstein examines this practice in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
The magnetism of France and French culture is undeniable. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein explores French architecture and character, represented in antique and vintage postcards.
Early souvenir postcards, including World's Fair pocstcards and those featuring iconic athletes, are heading to market during Oct. 25-26 auction offered by Morphy Auctions.
Check out the inaugural installment of a new column, Postcard Ponderings, written by Antique Trader co-editor Karen Knapstein, as she explores her passion for postcards.
It's amazing what a 3 by 5 card, often with an image on the front, received in the mail, can mean. See if you know the facts about postcards.
Postcard collectors today know how important it is to promote and enrich the hobby. For that reason, many enthusiastically support National Postcard Week (NPCW), held the first week of May every year.
There are Easter witches and Salem witches (which were not witches at all), there are witches on broomsticks and ones that have never learned the art of flying. Collectors can have a field day incorporating these images into the magic of a witchy Halloween display.
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts exhibit “The Postcard Age: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection,” depicts postcards as an artistic medium, Oct. 24, 2012.