Greetings from Baltimore: Scenes of the City's Colorful Postcard Past

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Handpainted in soft colors, postmarks still visible, old postcards offer views of scenes both familiar and removed. Like family photographs, they evoke memories of a happy time gone by and like family photographs, they remind us of what's changed. Collecting more than 158 richly colored postcards from the past, "Greetings from Baltimore" provides an entertaining, nostalgic, occasionally ironic, always changing view of the best of Baltimore, from about 1905 to 1955. Here are steamboats along the old Pratt Street piersthe ...

Greetings from Baltimore: Scenes of the City's Colorful Postcard Past 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801855344

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