Snail's Postcard Post

Spring has Sprung!

Here in the northern hemisphere, it’s the vernal equinox. So here are my most springtimey postcards.IMG_7566IMG_7567IMG_7569IMG_7570IMG_7571IMG_7572IMG_7573IMG_7575IMG_7576IMG_7577IMG_7581IMG_7582

Mount San Salvatore, Lugano, Switzerland
IMG_7583IMG_7584IMG_7586I bought this postcard at an antique shop just because it was so ridiculous. What led the designer to cut out some wildflowers and try to make them look like a hillside in what was otherwise quite a nice photo? This was not butchery in the heat of passion, but premeditated, as you can see by the zigzagging edge to emphasize the grass blades!

IMG_7587IMG_7588Doesn’t the painting look like it should be hanging in a hotel?” my friend wrote on the back. 
IMG_7589I agree. Here’s a California landscape painting I like:
IMG_7590IMG_7591IMG_7592A seed packet postcard! 
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In the MeadowsP.V. Alekseev and B.I. Kaloev, 1967
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Governor’s Mansion, Atlanta, GeorgiaIMG_7604IMG_7605IMG_7606IMG_7607IMG_7608San Francisco Conservatory, Golden Gate Park
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