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  • Postcard History Celebrates One Year of Publication

    Postcard History Celebrates One Year of Publication

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    Postcard History is now a year old! We’re glad you, our readers, like what’s happened so far. As we pause in our headlong dash into Year 2, we know you want more articles, and we’re prepared to give you then starting on Thursday. Meanwhile, please browse our first 184 articles. You’ll find something you may…

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Past Article

Donald T. Matter, Jr.
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It is rare for a Hollywood actor to have a mother who is equally famous. Maud Humphrey was such a person. Her famous son, Humphrey Bogart, star of more than 70 movies, was her only son. Maud gained her fame as an artist and illustrator. In her long career she produced nearly 30,000 illustrations for greeting cards, advertisements, magazine articles and juvenile literature. But, she was never a postcard artist. We who collect postcards, however, are able to enjoy her art because card publishers recognized how popular her art was and knew cards with her pictures would sell by the millions. Along with her story are some examples of her illustrations for the Butterick Corporation.

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