Card Photographs: A Guide to Their History and Value

Card Photographs: A Guide to Their History and Value

by Lou W. McCulloch, Lois McCullough
     
 

This comprehensive work will be appreciated by amateur and professional collectors as a long awaited composite guide to card photographs spanning nearly a century of examples dating from salt prints to picture postcards. The over three hundred illustrations are accompanied not only with value and dating guidelines, but also historical background on the development… See more details below

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This comprehensive work will be appreciated by amateur and professional collectors as a long awaited composite guide to card photographs spanning nearly a century of examples dating from salt prints to picture postcards. The over three hundred illustrations are accompanied not only with value and dating guidelines, but also historical background on the development of the various card types. Included are family portraits, famous personalities, the frontier West, Civil War scenes, theatrical cards, oddities, foreign landscapes, and studio novelties. In fact, the profusely illustrated text is a documentary of a bygone era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916838560
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Pages:
235
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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