Frank Swallow Hand colored Peterborough NH postcard [c.1940] Watersports A1
Frank Swallow Hand colored Peterborough NH postcard [c.1940] Watersports A1

Frank Swallow Hand colored Peterborough NH postcard [c.1940] Watersports A1

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Offered is an original vintage postcard photographed above.


Frank W. Swallow was a businessman in Exeter, New Hampshire, who built the West End Hall in 1896 and set up a printing shop, printing local postcards. His wife Jennie Swallow set up the West End Mission in the same building and after Frank’s death in 1927 she ran both the mission and the postcard company. Frank Swallow hired women to hand-color his black and white photos; the women were called the “Swallow Girls.” His trademark on his cards is a swallow with a postcard in its beak. These cards are most collectible.


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Buyer pays postage and tracking, which is included in the shipping total. The packed item will weigh around two and a half ounces, as I pack with thick cardboard to assure the item arrives safely. 


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Modified Item: No

Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Theme: US States, Cities & Towns

Type: Printed (Lithograph)

Features: Hand Colored Print

City/Region: Peterborough

Postage Condition: Unposted

State: New Hampshire

Era: White Border (c. 1915-1930)

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