gave us the world, man gives us the cage." National Council of Animal's
Welfare, London. Light wear at corners; overall VG. Unused.
says a wounded cat. Marked on back as series 99, initials on front lower left. Un., very slight edge wear otherwise great shape. VG++
cats; above "we don't care if we never have
a vote." Un, EX
child-woman holds a banner and wears a badge which declares votes for women.
This close-up view was done by H.G.C. Marsh and is signed in lower left
border. Hand-tinted, uncommon, pub. by Faulkner, used. VG++
woman aboard the ship of State "uses her political independence to steer
clear of the storms of economic slavery. Published by The Progressive
Women, Chicago, IL. Card is labeled: The Wise Woman Voter. W.O.B.,
of a skating rink at Euclid Beach. Un, very light corner wear,
22nd National Orange Show. at San Bernardino, CA, 1932. Cancel from Los
Angeles, Feb. 18, 1932.
taxes for Nevada. Printed in this state with one cent postage. Unused,
demand for drastic reductions in armament budgets is one of a hard-to-find
set and unusual for the time. Extremely light staining at top; overall
United Nations Fight for Freedom." Has flags of nations which belonged
and the Statue of Liberty. Un, EX
is really an advertising postcard for the Hampton magazine but it promotes
Peary's North Pole which was a big deal. W.ob. and a few very small
stains on back; date on poster-style magazine is 1909; overall VG+
boys play a game of marbles. Used, 1907 cancel. Overall, VG++
|SH307-A super real photo close-up of Tolstoy; Un, EX, $25.00|
early, undivided French back is on this close-up of Pope Leo XIII. He was a
"turn-of the century" pope.
SH207-Just about all the print on this sepia-postcard pertains to the
1912 Leap Year but it is 'signed' by a suffragette. There is a
small amount of writing (salutation) by the printed word, "suffragette."
Used Dec. 1911; otherwise VG+
SH206-This early temperance postcard has a bold design with Art
Nouveau border around a large blue circle. The card is postally used
from England, 1906. Lightly creased near corners and left edge.
postcards, especially real photo, that feature lawyers are hard to find. This real
photo has a great close-up of an attorney, F.A. Heald, who secured the release of a
prisoner, Glyndon, from prison after he had served 31 years! It must have been a serious
crime. Un, date on front of 1909, minor corner wear; overall VG+
announcement postcard is for one "suffragette." The little girl baby
hanging from stork's beak is holding a "Votes for Women" sign. Places left
blank to fill in the usual pertinent info. Un, EX
husband holds two crying babies while mom leaves to vote. Note the yellow sign on
wall, "Votes for Women." This suffrage issue has a copyright of 1909.
dancing was a big fad in the first half of the 20th Century. Once in a while you
find a good real photo of some participants in one of them. This card features a
couple, "Earl & Jackie," from Nebraska. Un, early AZO stamp box used
important suffrage postcard shows Miss Inex Milholland, 'Herald,' in the famous parade
planned by the National Woman Suffrage Assn. in Washington, D.C. in 1913. Scheduled
to coincide with Wilson's inauguration it was not forecasted that this parade would
attract big attention. It did. The U.S. Calvary had to be called in before
things could get going. This issue is from the brown-and-white series issued by Lett
Note: Ms. Milholland graduated from Vassar in 1909 and received a law degree from NY Univ. in 1912. In the shirtwaist makers' strike she walked on picket lines, raised money and gave legal advice. In 1915 she sailed for Italy and covered WWI as a war correspondent. Un, has handwritten date of parade on back; very light corner wear; VG+
This vintage view is actually two different images; the top has twelve young
Native American girls lined-up and the bottom has ten young men. These
children attended the Mt. Pleasant Indian School in Michigan. PU from Mt. Pleasant, MI in 1909; minimal corner wear; overall VG++
postcard is from an elusive and highly sought set showing various rooms of the U.S.
Immigration Service on Ellis Island in 1925. This image is of the railroad waiting
room, "where admitted aliens are afforded opportunity to purchase food in convenient
containers to last them until arrival at their destination...here also... " Un, two small circular spots on back of
card where it may have been pasted down at one time...not serious; light corner wear;
card from the elusive set issued by the Chicago Tuberculosis Institute in 1920 which gives
advice to children on the kind of behavior which will protect them from disease.
This card advises to "wash your hands before you eat."
9 cards all together, all in great shape. 9 cards total $225.00
postcard: a young girl accosts a young man, "You've called us the better half long
enough, now make good your bluff." Artwork by B. Wall. Un, wob, EX
anti-suffrage issue was done by Ellen Clapsaddle: a young girl in colonial dress
sits in a rocker working on a quilt. The title is "Woman's Sphere is in the
Home." Un, wob, EX
pesky suffragettes wants everything for themselves," says the traveling man standing
before a door posted with a "For Ladies Only" sign. Un, EX
fight over the the suffrage issue while a man holding a sign "I am Neutral" runs
from them. Un, EX
vintage postcard has a bunch of vegetables along the bottom applauding the anti-suffrage
position..."The girl who can rule the kitchen, Oh, that's the girl for me."
propaganda card for the "Republic of Ireland" is doubly interesting because it
was issued by an American group, "Protestant Friends of Ireland" from New York.
The back has following printed copy on left side: "Subscribe for the Bond
Certificates of the Republic of Ireland and mail your check today to Easmon de Valera, 411
Fifth Ave, New York." The various symbols on the drawing of George Washington
look 'Masonic' to me...or at least pertain to some lodge. A very unusual issue.
monkey is 'in over his head' taking care of two small monkeys. The lesson is
"Don't monkey with Woman's Rights or you might find yourself doing something like
this." Anti-Suffrage card. good design, nice embossing. Un, EX
early postcard of a German singing club building in New York City, including some interior
views, is not only a wonderful example of the social activities of German-Americans in the
early 20th Century but a great example of the early European 'Gruss Aus' style on an
American issue. Card is copyrighted 1898 by H.A. Rost of NYC and postally used 1899.
PU from Hoboken back to Germany 1899; some corner and edge wear but still very
collectible card; VG
poster style Prohibition postcard pulls in both protection of country and children as
reasons to vote "NO" on the booze issue. Four kids stand in front of a
large American flag. Copyrighted 1910 by the National Woman's Christian Temperance
Union. Un, EX
gently humorous British suffrage card a beggar asks a woman suffragette, being carted off
to jail, if she can "spare a copper?" Drawing was reproduced from a work by
Alfred Leete in the "London Opinion." Un, some light wear around edges and
corners of card; image is free of defects and overall VG
because many suffrage postcards take a comic turn, the artwork is not all that appealing
in many instances. This is one of the more striking suffrage cards. It features a
woman herald for woman's rights against a stark black background. The artwork is by
Ellam. Not common. Un, some light edge wear; overall VG+
card by artist Cobb Shinn, "Votes for Wimmen." Cards from this set are
hard to find in decent condition. The image here is clean. PU 1916. There is
some mild corner wear and a few minor signs of aging; overall VG.
and white line drawing of "The Suffragette" tiring out the members of her tea
party. Artwork by Walter Darr. PU 1914, one vertical crease at middle
top edge of card; otherwise VG+
card issued by the Missouri Woman's Christian Temperance Union shows a picture of Clara C.
Hoffman and her grandchildren. Beneath the image are verses, "Missouri's going
dry..." to be sung to the tune of Bringing in the Sheaves. Nice
Prohibition piece. PU, lite corner wear, overall VG++
neat Esperanto card...the Esperanto Air Ship is headed for outer space! Uncommon.
fascinating Esperanto card...explorer in Central Africa can talk to animals who also know
the new universal language! Uncommon, PU 1908, EX
unusual Temperance postcard. Card has got a real photo on right side; artist drawn
image of church and Rock of Ages on left side and text interweaved around them. The
name which appears under one block of text, C.H. Shepherd, Melvin Village, New Hampshire
is evidently the name of publisher of card. Un, vintage issue, EX
mother's day issue was not made until May 1932. There are earlier
issues but one from this timeframe is rare. French writing on back,
unused. Light stain in upper left; overall VG