young man ties a young girl's hat. Top-notch chromolitho by Theodore
Stroeffer Co., early undivided back, canceled Bremen, VG++
young man holds an umbrella over his female friend. Signed in lower
right side, Unused, as above, EX
young boy helps a young girl across stepping-stones. Published by Theo.
Stroefer. Early, unused back, VG+
young boy courts a young girl over a heart fence. The bottom is a
border of hugh irises. Lightly embossed, Davidson Bros., London and
New York. Small amount of pencil writing on reverse. Unused, EX
lovely, early chromolitho of a young girl by Francis Brundage. Not
signed but clearly her work. Un, undivided back, EX
girl's heads form a diagonal across this postcard. Lovely and quite
different. Heads are embossed. Un, VG++
pulls a young girl's doll apart. The girl looks alarmed but dog is probably
just playing tug-of-war. Meissner & Buch, #1242. Early undivided
back, 1907, VG++
close-up of a boy and his dog. Very scarce. There are probably 4
to this set. I have only seen 3. Published by H. M. and Co,
printed in Saxony. Unused,
child with lots of flowers. Unused, EX
young girl on a see-saw with a jester doll. Meissner & Buck, 1485, "Jugendlust."
Canceled, wob, VG++
grest close-up of a baby holding a necklace. T.S.N. 1695, 6 designs,
same set as above. Unused,EX
extreme close-up of a girl todler was printed as a chromolith by the Nister
Company. Note the satin cap. Undivided back, address, postal usage
i906. Light edge wear, VG++
early Dutton postcard probably by Brundage although not signed.
Note the Nister flourishes near bottom. Light wear at bottom as edge
shows small crease and a signature. Undivided back, postal usage 1906,
young girl walks to school. A large red hat sits on her head.
Chromolitho by Meissner & Buch, series 165?, Used, EX
young girl with glasses reads a newspaper. Excellent chromolitho by Meissner
& Buch, series 2003. Used, 1915, VG+
CH533-The large pink-hated girl in this image is signed by M. G.
Hayes for the Nister Company (series 3062). This distinctive visual
treat is easily identifiable. Un, small corner wear in lower left.
CH530-This Nister image shows an Irish girl with a bunch of 4-leaf
clover which spill over to the hem of her dress. This actually is a
Valentine Postcard and is postally used in 1911. A tiny crease near bottom
right; and a very light trace of cancel on front (on left) which is hard to
see; overall VG+
group of children (the girls are all 'sunbonnet' babies) play a game of "Ring around
a rosy." Signed with initials E.H.S. in lower right. The image is printed
on heavy board with gilt edges. Un, EX
profile of a little boy in a red Deco-style winter outfit is drawn against a stark
black background. The card is not signed but it looks like the work of Chloe Preston
who liked to use this strong, distinctive look. Printed in England. Un, wob, VG++
young girl's head 'blooms' from the petals of a flower. Note that the lace around
her neck doubles as inner petals. This particular fantasy card is a very
uncommon example of its type. PU (Europe) 1901, name written in small hand on front;
supremely professional photo of Princess Anna von Sachsen holding one of her dolls.
This is a really crisp clean image of what is, without much doubt, an expensive toy, then
as well as now. The doll's dress looks very much like the one on the princess. Photo
by Hugo Erfurth, Dresden, 1909. Un, EX