‘Ephemera by Collecting Interest’ Category

  1. Docket Clue to a Petition Spoof

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Docket information often provides the identity of a correspondent (if the signature fails); the date of the …
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  2. Sunbonnet Babies

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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      By Molly Harris At ESA 30 and at every postcard show dealers arrange their stock so that one spot …
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  3. 1884 Dating Service

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Two 1884 letters from a Utica, New York traveling salesman to a “Miss Lola” are evidence of …
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  4. Jewish Welfare Board Postcards — An Update

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by John G Sayers jasayers@saybuck.com Two years ago on this website, I set out the story and details known to …
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  5. Willie in the Well

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    February 11, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Dick Sheaff The other day, looking at a set of common trade cards got me to thinking about several …
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  6. Valentines — The Language of Love

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    February 10, 2013 by gloryhorse

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    Nancy Rosin © 2001 Illustration 1. Devotional, ca. 1700-1750. Parchment, knife-cut, with a gouache painting of Saint Paul. France/Germany. Illustration 2. Biedermeir …
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  7. Japanesque Trade Cards

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    February 10, 2013 by gloryhorse

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    With the opening of Japan to trade in 1854, the American market was flooded with goods from the Far East. …
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  8. Dolls as Advertising Gimmicks

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    February 10, 2013 by gloryhorse

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    The following is an online exhibition entitled, “Dolls as Advertising Gimmicks.” The theme pages in this exhibit are decorated with …
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  9. The Poster Wave Reaches America’s Shores

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    January 30, 2013 by gloryhorse

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    by Nicholas D. Lowry Nicholas D. Lowry is president and principal auctioneer of Swann Auction Galleries in New York City, …
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  10. The Caren Archive

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    May 15, 2012 by Ephemera Society

      The Caren Archive is the most significant private collection of rare newspapers and broadsides in the United States. The …
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