Azo dating postcard
The term recognizes a distinction between the real photo process and the lithographic or offset printing processes employed in the manufacture of most postcard images.
The camera, designed for postcard-size film, allowed the general public to take photographs and have them printed on postcard backs, usually in the same dimensions (3-1/2" x 5-1/2") as standard vintage postcards.
This last one is interesting, because there is a copyright date of 1908 on the front.
Another little useful ‘factlet’ for reseaching your RPPCs!
I found that strange, so I researched what that text meant.Many real photo postcards were unique prints captured by amateur photographers, but others were mass-produced by companies such as the Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company in Belfast, Maine.An informative, educational blog - illustrated themes for beginning and advanced postcard collectors to learn more about antique and vintage postcards, including postcard artists, publishers, and design styles. There are many reasons to dress up, and this post shows real photo postcards that celebrate the fun of it for both children and adults.This isn't our typical Photo ID Guide as the items being shown off don't comprise a set, though they were all part of a single collection.This post is more of an excuse to show off the pretty pictures, point you to them at auction, and link over to a helpful resource.