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  1. John Sayers Donates Ocean Liner Collection to John Johnson Collection in the Bodleian Library

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    July 12, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

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    John Sayers is a longtime ESA member and a collector of ocean liner ephemera. In an interview with conducted with …
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  2. Smithsonian Archive’s Collection of Artists’ Handwritten Letters

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    June 14, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

    The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art house that includes incredible handwritten letters. Many of these are by prolific artists. Could you …
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  3. Knock Me Your Lobes

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    May 18, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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    The Incomparable Jim Flora Artist and commercial illustrator Jim Flora (1914-1998) had one of the most wildly imaginative twentieth century …
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  4. Fresh Items

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    May 12, 2016 by admin

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      This ephemera world of ours is just chock-full of interesting stuff. Here are some things I’ve recently come across. …
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  5. Old Glory

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    May 5, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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        At this year’s March conference in Greenwich, I exhibited a presentation of an “Old Glory” booklet which I …
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  6. Strange Trains

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    April 25, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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            Though both my father and his father worked for the Boston & Maine Railroad for their …
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  7. Simple Little Black & White Clues

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    April 18, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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      The humble small, vintage business card . . . often type only, often printed letterpress, often on coated stock, …
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  8. The Future Foretold

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    April 8, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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        As the nineteenth century drew to close, it became popular to predict in print what life might possibly …
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  9. Die-stamped Wooden Trade Card

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    March 30, 2016 by Dick Sheaff

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        One prized acquisition at the recent Ephemera Society conference and fair in Greenwich was a trade card, apparently …
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  10. The Flowering of Color Printing

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    March 24, 2016 by Sarah Ashlock

    Even eye-catching trade cards like these were created for temporary use and expected to be discarded. However, the combination of attractive images printed in full color and a clever marketing strategy to issue cards in sets made them irresistible to collect and save. Mignonette, Dahlia, Phlox, trade cards, 1888, unidentified printer, color lithograph on paper, 4¾” x 3”. Gift of Jay T. Last. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

    by Dave Mihaly, originally posted on The Huntington’s blog In “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920”—the exhibition on …
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