Over the past few decades, photographic view postcards have dominated. But there are other styles of postcards – such as illustrations.
Illustrations on postcards can take many forms such as graphic design, comics, drawings, paintings, etc. I like them illustration often better than photographs as they are generally unique – after all how many different photos can you have of a beach, mountain, cityscape,
Also, an artist can capture the feeling of a place or conjure up an expressive mood in effective and appealing ways. These two recent acquisitions from my recent trip to Vancouver are fine examples of this from front to back.