Nudes and glamour [real photographic postcards, ca. 1910-1920]
Silver gelatin on paper, about 3.5 x 5.25"
In Box 27, Nudes and Glamour.
Fees for commercial reproduction.
Probably public domain, copyright expired.
Register available in Archives Center.
Most in good condition, but some are silvering.
Real photographic postcards (photographs on postcard stock) of nude, semi-nude female figures, or females in provocatively clothed glamour poses. Most of these cards are actually photographs of paintings, and sculptures, but several are from life, including two garishly hand-colored images and one subtly hand-colored.
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453