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Picturing the family
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2.1.2 Postcards c. 1902–1950s

Figure 5 A postcard featuring a photograph of a man in a kilt
Image 5 Photographer/Painter: Anon. Subject: Unknown male in kilt.
Figure 6 A postcard featuring a photograph of a woman
Image 6 Photographer/Painter: Anon. Subject: Unknown lady with album.

Although postcards were used for pictorial views in the late 19th century, the postcard format was not used for portraits until c.1902. It remained popular until the 1950s.