Correlating Cards and Taking a Guess at Something

Here are the Prang butterfly “look alikes”, except for the background.
The corresponding Prang cards of the same two subjects.
Example of the “lack of color” picking up the color of the card stock for the title.
Two more cards from the “white border white font” publisher. See how the one on the left (which has the brighter card stock), show up more white.
Forbes Album Cards of Boston
Similar to Forbes’ with the exception of some of the clarity and the font, which is very traditional Prang.
The top 2 are “negative lithographs” while the bottom 2 are “positive”

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I am nuts about early album cards from the 1860s-70s. And other cards and small lithographs. This space is to talk about all of them.

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I am nuts about early album cards from the 1860s-70s. And other cards and small lithographs. This space is to talk about all of them.

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