About 85 percent of all photographs made in the 19th century were albumen prints. Realtors used them to sell new housing by writing descriptions and prices on the back. This website gives the reader of the economical black and white printed book a look and the enchanting colors of the media at the time. Earlier cards were called 'Private Mailing Cards. At least different real photo postcard backs can be found but as of this time there is a lack of accurate information regarding all their dates of use, or they were used in very limited quantities. Large quantities could also be produced in consistant color because they did not require toning. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
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Additional Dating Characteristics. Older papers also often had unappealing coloration so they were toned or printed on dyed paper. Hubby Martin A. The stampbox is the little square in the upper right hand corner. DuPont Defender -