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Photo Postcards

At the turn of the last century, the photographic postcard became a new and inexpensive means of communicating. Photographers could print their own photographs on special postcard-sized paper, write a short message on the other side, and send it through the post.

Postcard reads "The house wasn't quite finished when this was taken and the yard wasn't cleaned up. It looks better now. It is all painted white and it must have been the way the light struck it that makes it look like one part is darker than the other."


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