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Mike Roberts pioneered his WESCO cards soon after World War II.
Three-dimensional postcards also appeared in this era.
Godine, 1981) and "Dating Post-1920 Real Photo Postcards," by Ernest G.
Covington, in Postcard Collector, July 1986, pages 26-28.
lthough real photo postcards were made in a variety of ways, they hold one identifiable feature in common.
"The best printed cards were produced done by the photogravure process.Compiled by Todd Ellison, Certified Archivist (last revised 8/7/2006)Although the world's first picture postcards date from the 1860s to the mid-1870s, most of the earliest American picture postcards extant today are those that were sold at the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, starting on May 1, 1893. At this time, a dozen or more American printers began to take postcards seriously.These were illustrations on government-printed postal cards and on privately printed souvenir cards. Congress on May 19, 1898 granted private printers permission to print and sell cards that bore the inscription Private Mailing Card. Still, no message was permitted on the address side. postal regulations on December 24, 1901 stipulated that the words Post Card should be printed at the top of the address side of privately printed cards.Click here for links for dating rea Postcards with a divided back were permitted in the U. Many millions of cards were published in this era -- it was the golden age of postcards.Up to this point, most postcards were printed in Germany, which was far ahead of the United States in the use of lithographic processes.