Hand Painted Postcards

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Re: Hand Painted Postcards

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Back in 2018 I purchased a hand painted card on eBay to adapt for use for as a Christmas card - the result (below right) was very pleasing; however, I recently came across what must have been the original card which my artist must have used as his inspiration. The original, in my opinion, was far inferior to the copy - especially the very odd inclusion of the sunburst which completely ruins the picture. It's not the first time that I've come across this scenario but I find it interesting nonetheless. The original card was published by Woolstone Bros., in their Milton Series - 532 - and posted in 1903.

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