‘It’s In The Details’
|Title||Gold Background Women Sports Postcards
|Size||3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
|Number in Set
1908 Gold Background Women Sports Postcards Set Overview
These postcards featured female subjects and sports. Color pictures of women were displayed on the front along with a piece of sporting equipment.
The cards are distinguishable by their thick white borders and, more noticeably, a gold foil background. Backs of the cards present a simple divided postcard. Unfortunately, no artist or lithographer name is present and the postcards do not have a title or identifying number as some sets do. I have simply called this the Gold Background Women Sports set but no official name is known.
To date, I have seen postcards featuring football and tennis. The football woman is wearing a red uniform/sweater with the letter ‘C’ on it, possibly linking her to Cornell. The Cornell name is not present, however.
While I have personally identified only those two postcards in this series, more may exist.
1908 Gold Background Women Sports Postcards Set Checklist