Saturday, May 4, 2013

Sepia Saturday: holiday postcards


Cigarette dispensers, cigarette advertising, smoking. Hmmm. Can't follow the theme this week for Sepia Saturday with a photo from my family albums - I can't find a single photo with anyone smoking! But I have got a few postcards sent to a relative early in the 1900s. Smoking? Tick. Sepia? Uh, uh :(




Now you could wander over to the Sepia Saturday page to see what others made of the theme this week.

10 comments:

  1. Those are cute postcards, in particular the first one. I've heard some people smoke to control their weight, but it didn't seem to work for those two. HA!

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  2. Good for your family! You did find some worthy and fun photos to share though, very nice post indeed!

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  3. The third card looks like a stage production,Do you know anything more about the picture?

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    1. Yes, I'm sure it's a production publicity shot for a play but there's no other information on the back unfortunately.

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  4. Often those commercially produced Real Photo Cards were conveying a moral message or joke - perhaps it's that rather than a play?

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  5. Probably a good thing that you have no "smoking" photos in your album :)

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  6. These are very nice. Love the illustration on the first one.

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  7. Oh that first ad is comical; the man faintly resembles a Monopoly piece but much more rotund. Interesting

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  8. That's quite a weather forecast in the 2nd postcard. I always wonder what the sender intended to convey by choosing a card like this one? Just a little humor, I guess.

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  9. The first card reminds me of the ones that say "Travel is broadening."

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Lorraine