Dating j salmon postcards
The first scenes were black-and-white views of Sevenoaks. One of the firm's biggest coups was commissioning watercolour artist A. During the Second World War, with paper and ink in short supply, J.
Salmon produced morale-boosting patriotic postcards. The firm, which employs 50 staff, has until now fought off competition from the digital camera by producing larger, glossier photographs and updating its stunning photographic views of Britain.
They expanded over the years to print other items such as postcards.
In 1902 they became the first business to install air conditioning to to enhance printing conditions affected by humidity in their Brooklyn factory.
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Charles Wilhelms worked as a printer in the lithography shops of Seibert & Brother and Snyder & Black before becoming a partner in Schmolze Bros. In 1882 He formed a partnership with Robert Sackett and Edward Betzig to become Sackett, Wilhelms & Betzig.
They wrote: 'Increasingly challenging trading conditions and changes to the nature and size of the market for its publications have resulted in uncertainty over the viability of its trade going forward.'Charles Salmon further explained the reason behind the decision to The Mail on Sunday, citing 'mobile phones and new technologies, changing spending and holiday patterns'.
He added: 'People are going for shorter breaks, not for a fortnight, so you're back home before your postcards have arrived.'Established by Joseph Salmon, a London bookseller when he bought a stationer's and printing shop in Sevenoaks, the family business expanded when his eldest son, also called Joseph, started printing picture postcards in 1900. His world of thatched cottages, spired churches, horse and carts, uniformed maids and rosy-cheeked children in Sunday best soon gained a huge following.
It is, therefore, sometimes difficult to actually date a particular image, if as is usual, no date is actually printed on the card.
Even a postmarked postcard may be misleading as it might well have laid unsold or unused for several years before being mailed.