Livingstone, Jr., and photographer and photo-publisher Edwin H. In 1984 Petley sold his postcard business to Bruce Finchum.(Side Note) The Whiting House. I believe this to be an early four color collotype printing process. Brownes Bookstore (1907 - S.141), Thurber Art Galleries (1909 - S.154) and Mori Oriental Art Studio (1914 - S.
In addition to using its own archive of original negatives, the Albertype Company also reproduced photographic images taken by other companies or individuals.The Albertype Company was created to take advantage of the commercial applications of the collotype, a type of printing which used photographic negatives.The Pioneer Era began when picture postcards were placed on sale by vendors and exhibitors at the Colombian Exposition in Chicago, May 1893.These were very popular and proved to be a great success.The profitable and lasting future of the postcard was greatly enhanced. They can be identified by combinations of the following: On May 19, 1898, the government gave private printers permission to print and sell postcards.
These cards were all issued with the inscription "Private Mailing Card," and today they are referred to as PMC's.1939 - A new type of photographic production process called Photochrome first appeared on postcards. After the war Mike Roberts led the way with WESTCO cards soon to be followed by other firms such as Dexter Press of Nyack, New York, and Plastichrome Company of Boston. During that same time period, the Burney brothers, located in Aurora, Missouri, were quickly becoming one of the largest road map printers in the country. Bob (Robert Teeple) Petley was born on November 11, 1912, in Akron, Ohio and passed away on July 7, 2006. Detroit Photographic Company was launched as a photographic publishing firm in the late 1890s by Detroit businessman and publisher William A. In 1946, with twelve black and white humorous postcards he created, he started his postcard company, Petley Studios, Inc., which would later become the nations largest publisher and distributor of scenic color postcards with dealers in Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas, southwestern Colorado, and eastern California. Adkins & Burnham Studio This was on State Road 46 in Terre Haute.Albertype Company Originally known as Wittemann Brothers, the Albertype Company was founded by brothers Adolph (1845-1938) and Herman L. The company operated from 1890 to 1952, and was located in Brooklyn, New York.During its nearly sixty year run, the Albertype Company produced over twenty-five thousand prints, which were distributed across the United States in the form of postcards and viewbooks.