Re: Luc Sante

by rosefitz14 (12.28.09 09:11 pm)

What an astounding collection and I can see how one photo postcard (with front and back visible) can launch an entire story. Here's a great book which mentions some of the folk photographers that are probably among Sante's collection. I am not a curator of photography, but think calling these postcards “folk photo postcards” works very well:

See Google Books for: Real photo postcard guide: the people's photography
By Robert Bogdan, Todd Weseloh

books.google.com/books?id=KcWz_w_SinsC&pg=PA185&dq=Folk+Photography+Postcards&ei=umI5S7n6Ko-UygSplYTIAQ&client=firefox-a&cd=2#v=onepage&q=Folk%20Photography%20Postcards&f=false