This collection of cards shows examples of patriotic postcards by publisher.
Mike Smith, in his The Canadian Patriotic & Heraldic Postcard Handbook 1897–1945 Vol. 1, notes ten different patriotic postcard series by Atkinson Bros., including the second largest series of patriotic postcards, at over 400 cards listed.
Check here for more of the company’s postcards.
A.H. Cooper produced a set of “Land of the Maple" patriotic postcards that were popular in their day.
This series is widely sought for its colourful patriotic design.
Bearing a similarity to the cards of the Canadian View Card Company, Arthur Livingston was a New York-based publisher whose work was often available in Niagara Falls, particularly around the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo.
When Hamilton resident William J. Sherring won the marathon race in Greece in 1906, Hamilton-based L. McC. Co. issued a patriotic card celebrating the event.
Another sports-themed card by an unknown publisher celebrates the world record time of Lou F. Scholes, champion Amateur Sculler of the World.
Mike Smith, in his The Canadian Patriotic & Heraldic Postcard Handbook 1897–1945 Vol. 2, notes nine different patriotic postcard series by Young Bros. Check this page for further example.
T.H. Hibben & Co. of Victoria, BC issued cards reflecting the designs by Ottmar Zieher published for T.N. Hibben.
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This patriotic postcard shows reproductions of stamps from late in the reign of Queen Victoria and early in the reign of King Edward VII. It is one of two cards in a series published by Fr. Müller, San Francisco, California. The card is printed in Bavaria by Ottmar Zieher for Fr. Müller (as noted on the right margin of the card). On the left margin of the card is found the text: "Carte philtelique deposée. R.R.G.M 222 744 Ottmar Zieher, Munich (Bavière)."
The card above lacks a simulated postmark. Ottmar Zieher also printed cards with the postmark, both embossed and without embossing (see below).
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