Friday, April 2, 2010

Happy Postcard Friendship Friday #5





This is probably my oldest card. It was mailed in April 1906, in Eastman Quebec.
The colors are very muted, but the design is embossed right into the paper.I'm dying to add some silver edging to cover up the discoloration, but I shall control myself.



There is no greeting or sentiment on the reverse, just a simple name, and a 1cent stamp.

Have a wonderful Postcard Friendship Friday.
And many thanks to our hostess Beth from The Best Hearts Are Crunchy.

15 comments:

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

I've noticed that a lot of Easter postcards were embossed. I guess they were expected to be especially pretty - maybe to sit atop someone's old piano or fireplace.
Evelyn in Montreal

Dayhomemama said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog, and yes...any of my images you are definitely allowed to keep for whatever you want, crafts, cards etc.
I think your card this Friday is so lovely, I love how wonderfully detailed the cards were back then, yours is specially lovely! Happy Easter.

®osadimaggio63 said...

Hello Irene,
felice che il mio post su Karol ti sia piaciuto, condivido ciĆ² che hai scritto...
Molto bella questa vecchia cartolina del 1906... ma non capisco, sei tu la possidiedi ?
Buona serata :-)

Beth Niquette said...

And embossed, too--wow--what a lovely postcard. Thank you for sharing it with us!

Happy PFF!

Joy said...

A very pretty card, love the colour, it would look very nice on a piano, as Evelyn suggests.

Terry said...

Howdy
Happy PFF to you !
What a lovely postcard for Easter .
Thank you for sharing this delightful treasure with us today.
May your weekend be filled with many happy blessings .
Until next time
Happy Trails

Postcardy said...

Happy Easter & PFF!

sarala said...

A beautiful card. Happy PFF.

Donna said...

That is a beautiful Easter postcard! I sure wish they still made them! Best wishes for a lovely Easter, my friend.

Mary said...

Happy Easter to you, Irene!

Postcards Crossing said...

Hi Irene... I love the colors of the postcard. It's one of those cards that I'd like to get for myself, so sad that there's nothing like that produced nowadays.
Thanks for visiting and Happy Easter!

Lyneen said...

Wonderful post card. I think the reason there isn't any sentiment is that was around the time of the transition that the post office allowed people to write on half of the back.

Thanks for stopping by PFF

Bob of Holland said...

Great postcards. Enjoy Easter and happy PFF!

Heavenly Housewife said...

Hi irene, thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. Just looking at your lovely website. I hope you have a fantastic easter weekend ahead of you.
*kisses* HH

Clytie said...

What a stately and beautiful old card. Happy PFF!

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