CARTES DE VISITE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL IN GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS

This carte de visite features a pretty young girl wearing a simple dress. She is posing in front of a window and alongside a chair in a studio setting. The photographer of this cdv image is the Bongenaar Gallery which was located in Groningen, Netherlands.

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“THE BUTTERFLY KIDS” (HAND TINTED 1906 FRENCH REAL PHOTO POSTCARD)

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This vintage real photo postcard features two beautiful children with colorful butterfly wings. One can suppose that they are also being symbolically represented as fairies or angels. This postcard was used in France and was postmarked in St. Vincent in 1906. The postcard was mailed to Sisteron, France. The postcard was published by the GL Company and is number 1174/5 in a series. The G. L. Company (1903-1920’s) was located in the Netherlands and was known for their real photo postcards featuring children and women that were used as holiday and general greeting cards. The also produced postcards that featured actresses and nudes as subjects. Most of the postcards they produced were hand tinted.

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