All for Postcard Collectors in Russia

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This WEB-site contains the information for Russian and foreign postcard collectors who are interesting in contacts with Russian Collectors. You can see here the information about subject (collection) postcards. The size of collection postcards are 10,5x15 cm or 9x14 cm.


Addresses
e-mail
Postal
Clubs
Shops
References
WEB-pages
Exhibitions
Other
Guest-book
E-mail address of editor
Publishing houses
Postcards with Russian and European painting
AEROSFERA
Baltia Druk

Some words about the history of postcards

Do you know that:
  • The first postage stamp was printed in Great Britain in 1840 and the first postal cards, which were called later as postcards were printed in Austria in 1869;
  • The first postal cards-postcards were printed in Russia in 1870-s. They were simple forms without any ornaments or illustrations;
  • One of the first publishing houses in Russia - Art Publishing House of Evgeninskaya Community of the medical nurses of Red Cross (Community of Saint  Evgenia) printed the first postcards with illustrations in 1897. They used the drawings of Russian painter Nikolai Karazin;
  • The first postcards with the reproductions of the pictures which were printed by Art museums, appeared in Russia in 1925-1926.

How many postcards do you have?

  • There is the museum of Postcard in Szerencs town in Hungary. There are about 650 thousands of exhibits;

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