Saturday, April 22, 2017

A glance back in time: Vintage Postcards from the Houston Packing Company

These postcards were made for the Houston Packing Company, a local meatpacking company which included a canning factory. They were printed in Germany by the publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons.

"Friend of my soul! This goblet sip...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36995


"Here's to one, and only one,...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37051.
"There's always a song to the future." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/37001

"God made man Frail as a bubble...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36937

"Yesterday's yesterday while to-day's here...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36945

"Here's to the American Eagle:...." (1905) Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36959.