Women in Early 20th Century 2

Memory book from the year 1912

1912
Budapest, Hungarian, handwriting
material and technique: paper (book sheets), cardboard (cover), hardback, 64 p., height 17 cm, width 11 cm, depth 2 cm

The binding of the memory book is coated with red velvet. On the front page of the cover there is an Art Nouveau brass medaillion with the motif of a female face in profile, with long wavy hair. The covers are fastened by a hook clasp through the edge. The memory book contains handwritten inscriptions, painted and glued-on pictures, mostly motifs of flowers and angels.

Chemise

turn of the 19th and 20th centuries
Levoča
cotton cloth, buttons, cutting, sewing, perforated embroidery, length 25,5 cm, width at the bottom edge 37 cm, width at the upper edge 46,5 cm, length of the straps 14,5 cm

A short ladies’ chemise of rectangular shape, sleeveless, with two rather wide straps was used to cover the female bust. It was made of several pieces of material joined by sewing, front and back parts having tucks, sides are adjusted with sewed in wedges. On the left side there are five buttons. In the upper part the undershirt is decorated with identical geometrical motifs – squares made by perforated embroidery. Perforated lines decorate also the upper edge of the chemise and the straps.

Ladies’ chemise with straps

turn of the 19th and 20th centuries
Košice
batiste, cutting, sewing, fringing, sewn in lace, length 73 cm, width at the upper fringe 38 cm, width at the bottom fringe 68,5 cm

A long ladies’ chemise, sleeveless, with straps. It was made of several, separately cut pieces of fine transparent fabric, sewn in at the sides. The upper edge is decorated, along the whole circumference, with sewn in lace of acant motifs. Two straps are attached to the upper fringe.

Panties, white underwear

turn of the 19th and 20th centuries
Košice
batiste, cutting, sewing, lace, length 28 cm, width at the upper fringe 31 cm

Short panties are made of white batiste. At the waist there is a belt which can be buttoned up, with one button at each sides. Bottom edges are decorated with a white lace.

Mór Jókai: Szegény gazdagok. Első kötet.

1911
Budapest, Franklin-társulat, Hungarian, Latin script
paper (book sheets), cardboard (cover), print, hardback, 280 s., height 15 cm, width 11 cm, depth 2 cm

The first volume of the historical novel The Poor Plutocrats by the Hungarian writer Mór Jókai in a pocket edition. The main story of the novel deals with the fate of the beautiful Henrietta who was forced to marry the rich baron Hataszegi, although she was in love with the young Szilárd. The binding is coated with grey-green canvas with a golden impression in the shape of an acant ornament on the front cover and the back of the book.

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – At a blossom tree

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 2502

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – Kiss in the mountains

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 1894

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – Lovers in the mountains

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 1894

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – Lovers at a road

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 1883

Novitas: Picture postcard – Between heaven and earth

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,6 cm, width 8,6 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., bottom left) N 981

Novitas. Picture postcard – United in love

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,8 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Novitas. Picture postcard – Love song

the 1920’s
publishing venue: Berlin, publisher: Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,7 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Novitas. Picture postcard – Love serenade

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,8 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Novitas. Picture postcard – Hast Du mich Lieb? (Do you love me?)

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., bottom left) N 976

Léon Bergeret. Picture postcard – In front of a cave

the early 1930’s
Paris, Léon Bergeret
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left) LB 462

Ross-Verlag. Picture postcard – Evelyn Brent and Clive Brock

the late 1920’s
Berlin, Ross-Verlag
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 9 cm, width 14 cm
signed: (logo, series No. bottom left) Ross-Verlag 5140/1

Photoalbum

the first quarter of the 20th century
paper (album sheets), pasteboard (cover), hardback, 16 pages, 128 photographs, height 34 cm, width 18 cm, depth 2 cm

Portrait size hardback photoalbum coated with grey-green canvas. Golden Art Nouveau impression in the form of geometrical framing fringes the front cover. There is a stylized acant ornament in all four corners and the inscription ALBUM in the lower part of the front cover. The sheets are made of a rather strong green paper with cuttings for the photographs. The album can take a collection of 108 picture postcards.

Hans Zatzka – W. R. B. & Co. Picture postcard – Ein Schwerenӧter (Womaniser)

the 1920’s
Vienna, W. R. B. & Co.
paper, heliograph, height 9 cm, width 14,3 cm
signed: (on the reverse the tile and series No., bottom left) Galerie Wiener Künstler Nr. 881

Emil Schneider – Albrecht & Meister AG. Picture postcard – Soldier courting a young lady

the 1920’s
Berlin, Albrecht & Meister AG
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., bottom left) Amag Nr. 281

Emil Schneider – Albrecht & Meister AG. Picture postcard – Liebesrausch (Love enchantment)

the 1920’s
Berlin, Albrecht & Meister AG
paper, heliograph, height 9 cm, width 14 cm
paper, heliograph, height 9 cm, width 14 cm

Novitas. Picture postcard – Harmony

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Novitas. Picture postcard – A false tune

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,8 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Novitas. Picture postcard – Honeymoon weeks

the 1920’s
Berlin, Novitas
paper, heliograph, height 13,5 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, bottom left) N

Fotocelere. Picture postcard – Love

the late 1920’s
Paris, Fotocelere
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left) *Fotocelere 1324

Fotocelere. Picture postcard – We are in love

the late 1920’s
Paris, Fotocelere
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left) *Fotocelere 112/3

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – Young couple with a rose

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left and logo on the reverse, centre bottom) A. NOYER 4449 / A. NOYER

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer): Picture postcard – I love you

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left and logo on the reverse, centre bottom) A. NOYER 4449 / A.

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – Spring love

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 2502

P-C. Picture postcard – Love and flowers

the early 1930’s
Paris, publisher: P-C
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm

P-C: Picture postcard – Lovers with flowers

the early 1930’s
Paris, publisher: P-C
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right and logo on the reverse, centre bottom) P.C PARIS 2884 / P – C PARIS

Hans Makart – Stengel & Co. Picture postcard – Romeo and Juliet

the 1920’s
Dresden, Stengel & Co.
paper, heliograph, height 13,8 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, upper centre) Stengel

Friedrich Kaskeline – Wilhelm S. Schroeder Nachfolger. Picture postcard – Klänge von Herz zu Herz (Tunes from heart to heart)

the 1920’s
Berlin, Wilhelm S. Schroeder Nachfolger
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., bottom left) W S + S B 6471

Luciano Dell’Anna – Giuseppe Gasparini. Picture postcard – Kiss

the 1920’s
Milan, Degami
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., centre bottom) Proprieta artistica riservata Dell’Anna e Gasparini – Milano / 118 – 4

Luciano Dell’Anna – Giuseppe Gasparini. Picture postcard – Before the kiss

the 1920’s
Milan, Degami
paper, heliograph, height 14 cm, width 9 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, series No., centre bottom) Proprieta artistica riservata Dell’Anna e Gasparini – Milano / 114 – 2

Mille Baisers (probably) – E. K. & Co. Picture postcard – Young couple at night

the late 1920’s
Paris, publisher: E. K. & Co.
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,8 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) Azur PARIS 107

Wilhelm S. Schroeder Nachfolger. Picture postcard – Beautiful girl

the 1920’s
Berlin, Wilhelm S. Schroeder Nachfolger
paper, black and white picture postcard, height 13,3 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom left) W S + S B 929/5

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – At a summer house 1

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 1594

Alfred Noyer (Armand Noyer). Picture postcard – At a summer house 2

the early 1930’s
Paris, Alfred Noyer
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) A. NOYER 1594

P-C. Picture postcard – Beauty and flower

the late 1920’s
Paris, publisher: P-C
paper, coloured picture postcard, height 13,5 cm, width 8,5 cm
signed: (logo, series No., bottom right) P-C PARIS 2589

Nicolas Lancret – Stengel & Co. Picture postcard – Die Tänzerin Mile Camargo (Dancer Mile Camargo)

the 1920’s
Dresden, Stengel & Co.
paper, heliograph, height 9 cm, width 14 cm
signed: (logo on the reverse, upper centre) Stengel

A selected collection of 34 presented picture postcards comes from a rather large set of 108 picture postcards printed, most frequently, in the 1920’s. Texts on the reverse are written in Hungarian, in blue ink or pencil. All postcards have a stamp with the portrait of T.G. Masaryk in the value of 50 hellers.