Item 330.0 - Gruss aus Chortitz [postcard] 4247

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CA MHC PP-Photo coll. 166-330.0


Gruss aus Chortitz [postcard] 4247


  • ca. 1900 (Creation)

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This postcard was produced by Lithogr. Kunstanstalt Mehner & Maas, Leipzig R. A collage of images have the following identification on the card: Total Ansicht (total overview), Mennoniten Kirche (Mennonite church), Amstgebaeude Post u. Telephon Comploir (administrative office of the postal and telephone service), Grosse Eiche (grand oak). The handwritten message in German Gothic script is addressed to brother-in-law and sister-in-law. No signature.

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See MHC Collection 044:24 for another copy of this published postcard.

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Mehner & Maas, Fine arts (lithogr.) printing company was set up on 15 Feb. 1893 at Leipzig-Reudnitz. Their specialty then: printing/publishing picture postcards. The business was soon run (owned) by just a single partner: businessman Paul Georg Mehner. Mr. Maas likely just an early investor.

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Price: 5.00
Megapixels: 1.9
Resolution: 1670x1109

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