[AFRICA] Original 49 real photo postcards of South Africa and Natal
VALENTINE'S (SA) LTD. (Published by)., South Africa,1930-40s.
Original 49 real photo postcards (with an original photograph). 9x14 cm. A very good collection.
A real photo postcard collection of a Turkish soldier named Mustafa Baspak, including gelatin silver prints (one is hand-colored) of South Africa; attractive views of Cape Town (23 photos), Durban (24 photos), and Natal (2 photos). Some cards are posted to Turkey by military post. Mostly, these real photo postcards are published by Valentine's (SA) Ltd., a photographic/printing company established by Mr. James Valentine (1814-1879) in 1851. In 1963, the company became a subsidiary of John Waddington Ltd.