Monument Park, Painesville, Ohio (1949)

Monument Park, Painesville, Ohio (1949)
Vintage white border linen postcard (c. 1949) depicting Monument Park in Painesville, Ohio.

The description on the front of the card:
Monument Park, Painesville, Ohio

Postmark Date: July 21, 1949

No. in Series: P-15
Era: Linen Era
Condition: Used

Back of the postcard with a 1949 Painesville, Ohio postmark, machine cancel, and a green one-cent stamp. It has a handwritten message addressed to Mrs. Oscar Scheunman(?) in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Publisher: C.L. Carle, Ashtabula, Ohio. Curteich-Chicago “C.T. American Art,” a tradename under Curt Teich Co., Chicago, Illinois.

Established in 1898, the Curt Teich Co. was best known for its wide range of advertising and postcards of North America. By the 1920s, it was producing so many postcards with borders that they became recognized as a type dubbed “White Border Cards,” creating an “era.” Later, Curt Teich’s innovations in this printing technique directly led to the production of what we now call “linens” by the early 1930s.
Read more about the Curt Teich Co.

Rights Info: Most likely public domain due to inadequate copyright statements, but it would be best to credit the original publishers and distributors.

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