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  • Burton Holme and his Cyanotype Postcards

    Burton Holme and his Cyanotype Postcards


    The golden age of postcards experienced a dramatic spike when men like Burton Holmes began selling souvenirs of his travel lectures in the first decades of the 20th century. Every place Holmes traveled was photographs and postcards were made to remind those who heard his lectures how wonderful it was to ride in a horse-drawn…

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Past Article

John Huyler loved candy. He made candy and he sold candy. He was a quiet man when it came to personal affairs. He spoke little of his accomplishments and even less about his vast fortune, there was no doubt that he was a savvy and shrewd businessman who used his business skills and his work ethic to become one of New York’s richest men.

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