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  • The Cowboy Artist

    The Cowboy Artist

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    This is a very unusual contribution to Postcard History. It is about the artist, L. H. “Dude” Larsen, and his art and how he used his talents to make postcards. Most of the illustrations are photographs of the original artwork that inspired the postcards we featured on October 24, 2019. This is a real, behind…

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Past Article

Benjamin H. Trask

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A thread of shoreline with a lighthouse has long been a focal point for artists and photographers as well as a destination for tourists and lovers. At the close of the postcard’s golden era, around the outbreak of World War I, America boasted more than 1,400 lighthouses. These captivating seascapes are the center pieces of countless postcards. Benn Trask has scratched the surface of this topic.

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