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Edwardian Easter Bromide Trade Card

BROMIDE Easter Greetings Trade Card

this is an early 1900s bromide trade card/sample
 with an adorable Easter scene.
the term BROMIDE refers to a photography
paper that produces a 
neutral black or a "cold" blue-black
 image tone, which you can see in the example above.

 advertising details were printed over the post card graphics on the backside 
WHILE THEY LAST
Bromide
EASTER CARDS
at 
$1.25 per Hundred
ASSORTED, 72 SUBJECTS

Regular $25.00 per thousand cards.
Competitors ask and get that much for them.
These cards retail at five cents.

ORDER QUICK

RAPID SELLING POST CARD
and NOVELTY CO. 

15 Walker Street 
New York 
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I haven't found out much about the
 Rapid Selling Post Card
 and 
Novelty Company
...what a long name! I did find them listed in the 1909 Trow Directory, within the Printing and Bookbinding section. which noted the "name was discontinued" ..maybe they shortened it?!


source: wiki 

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