CLICK HERE FOR THE 134 PAGE ALBUM…….. USE THE + AND – SYMBOLS TO ADJUST TEXT SIZE Feast your eyes on 134 PAGES of fascinating chow history, stud dog cards, clippings, personal photographs with hand written notations, along with some real surprises to this curator…….. compiled years ago by American chow breeder Muriel Knapp, ……years later […]
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As a graphic designer, I find myself fascinated by the endless array of vintage paper items that can be collected. A bonus is they don't take up much room, however a negative side to paper collectibles is their longevity is short lived (definition of ephemera). Enter.... digital archiving...where old meets new! In this category you will find articles about postcards, stamps, magazine covers and clippings, trade cards etc.
As far as the world of antique Chow ephemera goes, in my book it just can’t get more amazing than this 1919 advertisement from the beautiful large scale Delineator magazine , published by Butterick (yes, the pattern people). The magazine pages are so large that it wouldn’t fit onto the scanner so I had […]
It took some time, but I finally have all but a few of the 50 antique postcards that were graciously donated by Mary Counihan, scanned, labeled and archived. Most are undated with no postage, so that is another project for a rainy week….researching postcard backs to date them more precisely. Most of the cards in […]