This illustration is of an idealized winter setting with a rural home lit up for the Christmas celebrations.
There is no description on the back of this card. The phrase on the front translates as “Merry Christmas”.
This card was purchased in East Germany and sent as a gift to a recipient in the Soviet Union.
The card was used but not mailed separately, so has no date. However, it is of the same series as the previous posting, and likely dates from the 1950s.
This illustration is from a Christmas postcard purchased in East Germany and sent to the Soviet Union.
There is no description on the back of this card.
It is not clear exactly what location is being depicted in this illustration.
The card was dated 11 June 1953 when purchased.
This image is of the small shops that lined the Seine in Paris, featuring a very old man who was known as the oldest bookseller, referring to his age and not the age of the books.
Editions d’art MONA, av. Victor-Emmanuel, Paris
The description states, in rough translation:
THE LITTLE TABLES
Quai Voltaire. The oldest bookseller of the quays. The poet bookseller Charles Dodeman.
The oldest bookseller.
–These sorts of stalls exist today along the Seine. Such sellers are known in French as “les Banquinistes”.
This postcard was used and is dated 25 July 1930.