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Real Photo Postcards127 of 212RPPC circa 1900Early photograph of Bovina Texas
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Posted 2 years ago

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scottvez
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The "Man in the Moon" has been a favorite studio prop for photographers since the turn of the 20th century.

This image is a RPPC with AZO back and dates from about 1910- 1920. The woman has written on the back chiding the recipient for not writing letters.

Reproduction of this photograph in any form is not authorized.

Thanks for looking.

Scott

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  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 2 years ago
    I have some pictues using this prop also pretty popular around this time....
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    I posted a picture of my Grandmother riding the moon. Love the motif.
    Years ago I had a party and an artist friend of mine painted a giant moon for people to pose for photos. It was a huge hit.
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Oh and the card is really funny
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking Pop and Amber,

    Scott
  5. Hunter Hunter, 2 years ago
    Love the inscription! "Do you know this chicken?"
  6. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    I agree Hunter, the inscription really makes the photograph interesting!

    Thanks for looking.

    Scott
  7. pickingupbones pickingupbones, 2 years ago
    Love your photos scott & if you read this thanks for commenting on my military pins ect. When I learn to take pics I will post again. I didn't know they were so bad up close. Thanks to pop chrisnp Ar8 and all who saw and commented before they were deleted as they should have.
  8. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks bones. Give it a shot again with the photos-- you had some interesting items posted.

    Scott
  9. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks vetraio, bellin and tlmbaran.

    Scott
  10. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    Thanks for looking macca.

    Scott

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