Tag Archives: 1912

Princess Theater, Chicago

The Princess Theater in Chicago had its grand opening on June 1, 1908. “A Stubborn Cinderella,” with the great actor John Barrymore, was the opening show. In the theater one could find new scenery, flowers, and pretty women in costumes … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had Half His Weight

This is a recent addition to my Dwig collection. It is from the “That’s What They All Say” series and was mailed in 1912. A tall, skinny man (who kind of looks like Abraham Lincoln) is looking at heavier man … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Greeting

Tomorrow is Halloween, and I hope that everyone with children and grandchildren is able to enjoy it! To continue the Halloween spirit this is the last Halloween card being shown. This Clapsaddle card of a scared little boy that was … Continue reading

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Love Me and The World Is Mine

My uncle picked up this card for me at an antique store out by him. The front of the card says “Love me and the world is mine.” A boy in worn clothes is on one knee in front of … Continue reading

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Oyster Girls

Series 23, published by Chas Rose and done by Dwig, features beach scenes- a sand witch, a girl writing a letter on a fish, and my personal favorite, the oyster girls. I have only ever seen two of them, and … Continue reading

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