These little works of art offer an illustrated history of Rochester NY, depicting local landmarks, street scenes, parks, transportation, and common people doing everyday things. And now the views below are available to purchase, framed or unframed and in a variety sizes. Select a postcard below for more information and details.
The Buffalo Postcards collection shows several aspects of Buffalo's history, primarily during the golden era between andwhen its industrialization and population were at a high point and life was centered downtown. At this time, President Theodore Roosevelt was in office, and the Progressive Movement was sweeping the country, hoping to create better opportunities for ordinary citizens by regulating big business. Buffalo had become a major transportation center, thanks to its location on the eastern end of Lake Erie and at the terminus of the Erie Canal.
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A delightful collection of vintage and antique postcards of New York. This book presents a rare collection of more than of the best vintage New York City postcards, providing a snapshot of how much the Big Apple has changed—and how much has remained recognizably the same. Also celebrated were the engineering feats of the Brooklyn Bridge and the elevated trains and early subway, as well as popular amusements such as the original Madison Square Garden and the Hippodrome, which occupied an entire city block at Longacre Square—since renamed Times Square.
Jump to navigation. Known to nearly every schoolchild, the song celebrates the grandeur of the American landscape and the sacred democratic notion that it belongs to all of us. It's the title, but "it's also just a simple declarative statement," says Opdyke, whose work has appeared at the Museum of Art and Design in New York City and the Petit Palais in Paris.
Their engine is pulled by horses, and the long coats these smoke eaters are wearing look awfully bulky. Find out more about the rough and tumble early days of the FDNY, when the volunteer companies also served as social and political clubs, in The Gilded Age in New York, The Williamsburg Bridge came next; at the time it opened init was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
Sale Applies to Oldpostcards. Click the images to display a larger view and more detailed info about the card. Horses on each side of the canal would pull the barges.
At this time of year, many people fantasize about going on a relaxing vacation somewhere exotic, or at least warm. And while some lucky people actually do get to go on vacation, still more might receive a postcard from those kind friends, inspiring envy. The bulk of the collection is frombut some cards date back toand it is constantly being added to. Also included in the collection are souvenir booklets, with multiple views of a tourist destination.