New Museum Acquisitions.
Exciting isn't it? Getting a postcard in the mail. The Museum Director feels the excitement when he opens a package with a new, old postcard in it. Every card is so unique. The Museum will post the most exciting, newly acquired postcards here, so check back again to see the next surprise.

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Embossed - Lincoln Park Academy of Sciences, Chicago, ILL
unknown manufacturer - pm 1909
note: The back is printed up-side-down, unusual for a postcard. It even fooled the postal sorter who placed it right side up for a postage stamp cancel, hence it being upside down. The postage stamp had to be manually cancelled with ink.

HOLD TO LIGHT - Palmer House, Monroe & State Street, Chicago #2409L
Joseph Koehler, New York.
note: Hold to Light: when held up to a strong light, the moon, the windows,
and vehicles light up brilliantly, as in the above image which is backlit.

World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 - Transportation Building
Girsch & Roeksler
, New York - Joe Koehler, Sole Agent, New York.


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