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Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Sonoma, CA 8.14.10: Exhibit shares late 19th century Paris Captured in Postcards

The invention of the postcard in 1869 sparked a communicationn revolution equal to the birth of email in our own day. The postcard industry boomed in fashionable Paris, with Parisians and tourists alike enthralled by this quick, informal way of sending messages and hand-tinted photographs of the city they loved. At the turn of the