Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, Lake Chaplain
Description and backside text on post card
View; Size: 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"
Publ. by National Railway News Co. Made in Germany
Note inscribed to: Mrs. H. Evory; Rowayton, Conn.
From Belle Sherer, who writes: Country beautiful, everything fine, you ought to come this way, love to see you all
Posted July 7, 1909; 9 P.M.
Dating postcards from 1893 through the 1900s
- 1893-1898: Pioneer era: Undivided backs
- 1901-1907: “Post Card” imprint and undivided backs for address only with message on front
- Private Mail Card era: The government gave permission to private printers to sell post cards
- 1907-1915: Address and message on back with – generally –no white border
- 1915-1930: White border – Imports from Germany had stopped by this time, and the new U.S. cards had a lesser print quality