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Up to this point, most postcards were printed in Germany, which was far ahead of the United States in the use of lithographic processes.
With the advent of World War I, the supply of postcards for American consumption switched from Germany to England and the United States itself.
These were illustrations on government-printed postal cards and on privately printed souvenir cards. Congress on May 19, 1898 granted private printers permission to print and sell cards that bore the inscription Private Mailing Card. Still, no message was permitted on the address side. postal regulations on December 24, 1901 stipulated that the words Post Card should be printed at the top of the address side of privately printed cards.
The government postal cards included a printed 1-cent stamp; the privately printed souvenir cards required a 2-cent adhesive postage stamp to be attached. The term Post Card was not widely used until the early 1900s (it was later contracted to "postcard" as a word-counting cost-saving measure). Government-issued cards were to be designated as Postal Cards (Staff, p. Writing was still not permitted on the address side.
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To save ink, publishers left a clear border around the view, thus these postcards are referred to as White Border cards.They may or may not have a white border, or a divided back, or other features of postcards, depending on the paper the photographer used.Many of the real photo postcards being done at the current time are reproductions of earlier historic photos.The relatively high cost of labor, along with inexperience and changes in public taste, resulted in the production of poor quality cards during this period.Furthermore, strong competition in a narrowing market caused many publishers to go out of business.
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