Tag: history of postcards

  • How Old Is That Postcard

    How Old Is That Postcard


    This primer for the novice collector will aid in learning the age of a postcard and understanding the characteristics of social and technological advances in printing and manufacturing of postcards around the world. Much of what Americans collect today had its beginnings in Europe; even older cards from your hometown may carry the “Printed in…

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Past Article

Editor’s Staff


The small towns and villages of New England present some of America’s most charming history. Ipswich, Massachusetts is one of them. From a Native American maiden in love with a sailor, to criminals stealing English technology, and 19th century witch trials, we learn from postcards only a few of the tales nearly forgotten.

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