Dating vo hammon postcards
All their inventory was lost to a fire in 1915 but they recovered and continued publishing.
In 1917 they invented gift wrapping and they became the first company to advertise cards on a national basis.
While most of their postcards depict scenes of greater New York City some cards were made of regional and foreign views as well.
While most of their cards are consecutively numbered, they also printed some unnumbered cards for other publishers in the same style as their own. The scenic photographer Ross Alvin Hall left Texas in 1931 to assist in running the Himes Studio in Idaho.
Note: there is a vehicle circa 1900/1920 parked on the side of the pharmacy.
An important publisher of fine illustrated books and postcards.
They produced a variety of chromolithographic cards but are best known for their artist signed pieces, especially by Cassiers and Rie Cramer.
A publisher of local view-cards that were issued under various trade names.
Perforated along the edge so they could be removed and mailed. Perforated along the edge so they could be removed and mailed. Folder measures about 6 1/8 inches wide x 4 1/4 inches long. 20 postcards inside showing various views of the park area. Includes 18 color views (9 postcards with a scene on each side) all intact.In the days before the Civil War, it was used for the sale and annual hire of slaves.Albert Crutchfield, shown in picture was sold from the block about 1859, at which time he was a boy about 15 years old.