Tag: Chungking China Postcards

  • Long-Ago Postcards from Western China

    Long-Ago Postcards from Western China


    Asian postcards are rare in most parts of America. There are collectors who actively search for them, but the mystery endures. In decades past, religious missionaries were America’s most reliable source of information and understanding. A new contributor to Postcard History tells us the story of his grandfather’s work in China.

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Past Article

George “Burt” Martin


Giving a birthday present of flowers has changed little through the centuries, but the methods of delivery are different. Once, when postcards were used, the Tuck company offered many options – the Birthday Children with flowers and rhymes is one.

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