I opened a box recently and it was full of vintage baby-related ephemera, including postcards, baby photos, and birth announcements. Sometimes I buy things like a box lot of paper ephemera and stash bits and pieces away. Over time I forget what I bought, so it's sort of exciting to open up these little mystery boxes....
This postcard and most of the other items were printed in the early 1900's:
This baby actually smiled for the photographer. Many of them don't:
A pretty pastel image:
A series of "Cradle Roll" birthday postcards. The artwork is quite charming:
A stork carrying a very, very tiny baby:
A trade card for Soapine Soap:
That's all I have for now. Spring has finally arrived here in Michigan, and we're having a thunderstorm right now. I hope you have a wonderful week!