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Postcard America: Curt Teich and the Imaging of a Nation, 1931-1950

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From the Great Depression through the early postwar years, any postcard sent in America was more than likely a "linen" card. Colorized in vivid, often exaggerated hues and printed on card stock embossed with a linen-like texture, linen postcards celebrated the American scene with views of majestic landscapes, modern cityscapes, roadside attractions, and other notable features. These colorful images portrayed the United States as shimmering with promise, quite unlike the black-and-white worlds of documentary photography or ...

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Postcard America: Curt Teich and the Imaging of a Nation, 1931-1950
2016, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292726611

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