Discovered and named by Dr. The term White Border Era is loosely descriptive in the sense that a majority of postcards produced during this time were printed with a white border around the image. Three of the four sons participated in the firm established by their father. Nevertheless, "Photochromes" are easy to recognize, as they are quite distinctive. There is a completely disproven myth that Tuck's first picture postcard appeared in as an experiment featuring a small picture of Snowdon, a mountain in Wales. The stock was often insubstantial, even flimsy, the colors dull, and the subject matter mediocre; white borders economized on ink.
BUT, that could mean six different images or the same image repeated in the packet six times or less.
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Other postcard numbers also in stock: Research has already been done by earlier historians and guidelines have been put into place. Also a trademarked Series titled "Art Collotype" was used for a few other "Americas" cards. Architecturally, the oldest example in Italy of a basilica with 3 apses.