Fairy Tales

These fairy tale postcards all date from the 1900’s to the 1920’s


Little Red Riding Hood by Jenny Nystrom (Sweden), published by Raphael Tuck


The Sleeping Beauty by May Bowley, published by Valentine’s of London


Thumbelina by Eric Schutz (Austria) posted in 1912


Giant eating children. A silhouette postcard from Germany


Snow White and the Seven Dwarves by children’s book and postcard illustrator Ernst Kutzer (1880-1965, Austrian)


“Struwwelpeter,” the subject of a popular German children’s book from 1845 by Heinrich Hoffmann

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