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May, 2020

Voici quelques unes des cartes postales modernes du milieu du 20ième siècle des collections de l’éphémére montréalais d’Arcmtl.  

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ARCMTL is well-known for its collections of so-called “ephemeral” material, ie, publications, leaflets, posters or other material with a short useful life. The following selection of postcards from Montreal were produced around the middle of the 20th century, up to the 1970s. The captions for each are the same as those that were printed on the back of the postcards. Note that there are no credits for photography or artists

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ARCMTL is well-known for its collections of so-called “ephemeral” material, ie, publications, leaflets, posters or other material with a short useful life. Postcards of Montreal can actually be difficult to find in Montreal itself, given that they were usually mailed abroad by visitors to the city. The following are some of the older ones that have come up, including some personal messages from more than 100 years ago.

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