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by paleblue
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Academic interest in postcards 1
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Re: Academic interest in postcards 1

Linda

Thank you very much for this and for responding so quickly. You've given me some very useful leads to follow up

PB
by paleblue
Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Academic interest in postcards - nostalgia
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Academic interest in postcards - nostalgia

I'm also wondering why some cards have a nostalgic theme to them - I find that such cards originated in the 1970s but would you disagree? Do you find all postcards to be inherently nostalgic? Do you find that the earliest cards convey a very different feeling to modern cards and, if so, how would yo...
by paleblue
Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Academic interest in postcards 2 - John Hinde
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Academic interest in postcards 2 - John Hinde

This time I'd like to pick your brains on the John Hinde Studio cards, in particular those of Ireland in the 1960s/70s. Can anyone tell me anything about these cards? They seem to major on redheaded children in rural backwaters - do you think that this is a representative view of Ireland back then (...
by paleblue
Fri Aug 09, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Academic interest in postcards 1
Replies: 3
Views: 3228

Academic interest in postcards 1

I'm writing a thesis on the picture postcard which is proving extremely interesting. I've got a couple of questions which I should like to be able to answer but I cannot seem to find out where to go. I wonder whether anyone on this board could point me in the right direction? First question - I'd li...