TuckDB Postcards is a free database of antique postcards. Raphael Tuck and his wife Ernestine worked together. The little shop opened in October of on Union Street in London, and the influence of that event was. Vintage Valentines as tokens of True Love or obligatory classroom exchanges, vary from sincere and romantic, to silly and frivolous, to the odd and inexplicable.
The Leonard A. Raphael Tuck & Sons was a business started by Raphael Tuck and his wife in Bishopsgate in the City of London in October , selling pictures and greeting cards, and eventually selling postcards, which was their most successful line. Their business was one of the best known in the "postcard boom" of the late. In a little shop in Bishopsgate over a century ago, began a business that would have an artistic effect on most of the civilized world.
No known copyright for Curt Teich postcards printed beforewith the following exception: if the Teich postcard has a photographer's copyright on it, or depicts a trademarked image, the user must seek permission from any holders of rights. "The Night before Christmas" by Clement Moore, London: Tuck no date, circa Folio, die-cut on the . Birds and Blossoms, Raphael Tuck & Sons Postcard. Collecting postcards was a natural extension of the Picture Collection's mission to provide its users with visual material in a variety of formats.
Their business was one of the best known in the "postcard boom" of the late s and early s. Their contributions left a lasting effect on most of the artistic world. During the Blitzthe company headquarters, Raphael House, was destroyed including the originals for most of their series. The company never fully recovered.
Andy has pointed out that Raphael Tuck now have a database of old postcards. It is at wfex.info and has dates and images for many of.
The Leonard A. Lauder Collection consists of more than 35, Raphael Tuck & Sons postcards, mainly the Oilette series. The Tuck Company began operating.
of postcards no. , Raphael Tuck & Sons' (NBY ).jpg For ease in dating Curt Teich postcards there is a dating guide available: link. Decade, / .
File:Zodiac Raphael Tuck & Sons' series of Valentine postcards no, Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.