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New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Ticket, Good for One Ride by U.S. Mail Carrier (Verso)

New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Ticket, Good for One Ride by U.S. Mail Carrier (Verso)
A postal carrier ticket for the New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad.

See also the front of the ticket.

This ticket when presented by U.S. Mail Carrier will be accepted in payment of fare only on the following lines:

St. Charles Avenue.
Claiborne "
Jac…
Added on May 18, 2019

New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Ticket, Good for One Ride by U.S. Mail Carrier, ca. 1900

New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad Ticket, Good for One Ride by U.S. Mail Carrier, ca. 1900
A postal carrier ticket for the New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad with an illustration of a green-tinted streetcar.

See also the other side of the ticket.

New Orleans & Carrollton R.R. Co.

Good for one ride on presentation by U.S. mail carrier.

J.…
Added on May 18, 2019

Better Than Haying (Full Version)

Better Than Haying (Full Version)
What is it that's "Better Than Haying," as the caption says? For an explanation, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on March 25, 2019

Better Than Haying

Better Than Haying
A fishing photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park topic of knitting, fishing, and kissing (photos of people who are knitting, fishing, or kissing; post examples of all three if you have them.).

"Better Than Haying" is the caption of this real photo post…
Added on March 25, 2019

Girl Reading the North American Newspaper (Detail)

Girl Reading the North American Newspaper (Detail)
A detail showing a close-up of the North American newspaper from a real photo postcard. For more information, see the original photo.
Added on April 28, 2019

Girl Reading the North American Newspaper

Girl Reading the North American Newspaper
A photo of readers (people reading books or magazines) for the Vintage Photos Theme Park. (Or people reading newspapers? Hopefully my fellow VPTPers will indulge my topic drift from magazines to newspapers.)

A real photo postcard of a young girl holding…
Added on April 28, 2019

Elbl and Pietsch Cabinet Card Backmark

Elbl and Pietsch Cabinet Card Backmark
Elbl és Pietsch, udvari fényképész, Fő utcza 18, Budapest.

Approximate translation: Elbl and Pietsch, royal photographer, 18 Main Street, Budapest.

Can anyone figure out the handwritten words at the bottom? Perhaps they're the names of the three women…
Added on September  2, 2016

Mother and Daughters, Budapest, Hungary

Mother and Daughters, Budapest, Hungary
A photo from Budapest for the Vintage Photos Theme Park in memory of our dear friend, Nori (see Sad News).

A mother and her two daughters posed for this cabinet card photo in the Budapest studio of Elbl and Pietsch sometime after 1897 (see below for the…
Added on September  2, 2016

Woman in Fur Coat

Woman in Fur Coat
A Vintage Photos Theme Park photo for the theme of all dressed up and nowhere to go (fashionably dressed women and men).

A real photo postcard of a woman in a long fur coat who's standing in front of a painted backdrop. The AZO stamp box on the back of t…
Added on March 17, 2019

Woman in Five Poses with Hat, Magazine, and Parasol, ca. 1908 (Rearranged)

Woman in Five Poses with Hat, Magazine, and Parasol, ca. 1908 (Rearranged)
For more information, see the original strip of five photos.
Added on April 22, 2019

Woman in Five Poses with Hat, Magazine, and Parasol, ca. 1908

Woman in Five Poses with Hat, Magazine, and Parasol, ca. 1908
A photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park topic of photobooth photos (or any interesting head and shoulders studio portraits if you don't have any from photobooths).

A photo strip with portraits of a woman wearing a hat, reading a Collier's magazine, and…
Added on April 22, 2019

Easter Bunny Holdup (Full Version)

Easter Bunny Holdup (Full Version)
An Easter snapshot dated "Apr 1961."

The boy is holding his toy Easter bunny up above his head, and the woman has a pair of sunglasses and a purse (I thought at first that it might be a camera case) in her left hand. What appears to be a garden hose is s…
Added on April 21, 2019

Easter Bunny Holdup, 1961

Easter Bunny Holdup, 1961
Notice how the boy is holding up his toy Easter bunny. The woman is holding a pair of sunglasses along with her purse.

The full version of the photograph is dated "Apr 1961," and Easter occurred on April 2 that year.

For similar Easter photos, see A Gir…
Added on April 21, 2019

Jockey Chicks at the Easter Rabbit Race

Jockey Chicks at the Easter Rabbit Race
"Easter joy attend you."

For a similar postcard, see A Very Happy Easter to You.
Added on April 21, 2019

Easter Serenade for the Picnic Chicks

Easter Serenade for the Picnic Chicks
"Easter Greetings."

Compare this postcard with Best Easter Wishes from Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-Chick and Family.
Added on April 21, 2019

Egg Bike

Egg Bike
"F. S. Andrew & Co.'s Markets. Best meals. Lowest prices."

A Victorian-era trade card with an Easter theme for F. S. Andrew & Co.'s Markets, which were located in New Haven, Connecticut.

See the History of the City of New Haven to the Present Time (188…
Added on April 21, 2019

A Joyous Easter—His Morning Drive

A Joyous Easter—His Morning Drive
"With all good wishes for a joyous Easter. His morning drive."

A real photo postcard of a boy with his toy wagon and rooster.
Added on April 21, 2019

Easter Bunnies and Baskets

Easter Bunnies and Baskets
Easter loot in an undated snapshot.
Added on April 21, 2019