New Montrose Postcards in Old Style

12th November 2010

Have you seen the latest Montrose Postcards which are modern scenes made in the style of the late 19th, early 20th century. The main difference is that they are bigger, 8 x 6.
The original cards were 6 x 4.

In the style of Albumen Print - An image printed on paper using egg albumen (the white of an egg) mixed along with whey (derived from curdled milk). The albumen and whey is boiled, filtered, and then mixed with grains of iodide potassium. These prints usually show a brown, yellow, or purple tone. Almost all albumen prints are done on very thin paper and then mounted to cardboard. This process was very common in the last half of the 19th century and was used most on cabinet cards.

To see more of them click on the picture above.

These cards will be available soon at a number of outlets in the town of Montrose as well as on this site.