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  1. Split Fountain Printing

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    March 12, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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      Split fountain printing is a time-honored technique for printing in two or several colors in one pass. It was …
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  2. Stretching the Truth

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    March 2, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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      Exaggeration abounded in mid- to late-nineteenth century imagery, for comic effect and/or to emphasize product features. One oft-repeated graphic, …
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  3. View a Video of The Black Fives Exhibition, Curated by ESA 35 Speaker Claude Johnson

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    February 26, 2015 by SherylJaeger

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    How the “Sporting Life” impacted the social and cultural development of America: The Black Fives Era of Basketball (1904-1950) explores the important …
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  4. Valentine Party Time – The Gospel According to Dennison’s

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    February 15, 2015 by MaryBeth

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    By John Sayers This article appeared in the most recent version of the National Valentine Collector’s Association periodical titled the …
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  5. Francis Brundage ~ The Beloved Valentine Artist

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    February 15, 2015 by MaryBeth

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    By Nancy Rosin This article appeared in the most recent version of the National Valentine Collector’s Association periodical titled the …
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  6. Labels by Crump

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    February 10, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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        Recently I was contacted by a descendant of Samuel Crump, the well-known Victorian era printer and president of …
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  7. The Stratoliner

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    January 25, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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    The Boeing 307 Stratoliner was the first commercial “high-altitude” (20,000 feet), pressurized airplane. Its design was based on the Model …
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  8. Whale Washing

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    January 17, 2015 by Dick Sheaff

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            Today as I write, this large, reverse-painted-on-glass nineteenth century advertising sign is to be auctioned by Morphy’s. The …
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  9. The Rebus, A Game of Love: If You These Hieroglyphs Discover, You Fix, for Life, a Worthy Lover

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    January 15, 2015 by SherylJaeger

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    We’re repeating an outtake of this great picture puzzle article prepared from a 2006 Ephemera Journal written by our current …
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  10. Railroad Hand Cars

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    December 29, 2014 by Dick Sheaff

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      Three-wheel and four-wheel handcars were—and are—work vehicles which have long had great appeal to popular imagination (remember that escape …
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