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Picturing Illinois : Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo
by John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle


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At the outset of the twentieth century the debut of the American picture postcard incited widespread enthusiasm for collecting and sending postcard art that lasted decades. In Picturing Illinois, John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle examine a diverse set of 200 vintage Illinois picture postcards revealing what locals considered captivating, compelling, and commemorable.  Read more...


 
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Overview

At the outset of the twentieth century the debut of the American picture postcard incited widespread enthusiasm for collecting and sending postcard art that lasted decades. In Picturing Illinois, John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle examine a diverse set of 200 vintage Illinois picture postcards revealing what locals considered captivating, compelling, and commemorable. They also interpret how individual messages impart the sender's personal perception of local geography and scenery. Jakle and Sculle follow the dialogue between urban Chicago and rural downstate, elucidating the postcard's significance in popular culture and the unique ways in which Illinoisans pictured their world.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780252080906
  • ISBN-10: 0252080904
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 232
  • Dimensions: 9.6 x 7.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.36 pounds


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Books > Antiques & Collectibles > Postcards
Books > History > United States - State & Local - Midwest
Books > History > United States - State & Local - General

 
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