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  • Subject is exactly "Women in art"

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The "women and fashion" section of the postcard collection speaks to images of women in popular culture. Women rode bicycles, played sports and lived actively, as other cards in this collection show. These idealized views of women sent to Caruso…

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This Easter card was sent to Enrico Caruso from Pepino in 1902. Unlike the American tradition of sending Christmas cards, the French holiday tradition is sending New Year’s cards. Easter cards are prevalent in this group as well, often with…

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When Barioletti drew a couple on the front of this postcard in 1905, he was using the only space available on which to write a message. Before 1907, messages were not allowed by law on the address side of postcards. The word postcard comes from U.S.…

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In 1901, Caruso’s lover Ada Balducci used this postcard as a quick, easy way to send a message and update, as we use text messages, Snapchat, and Twitter today. The "women and fashion" section of the collection speaks to images of women in popular…
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