Postcard dating by stamp box
An important printer of fine lithographic cards in both continuous tone and halftone.
Many cards were made depicting scenes from the First World War.
Some of their cards have a large swastika on back in place of their normal trademark.
They used a variety of printers to produce their cards, including Curt Teich.
In 1946 they were acquired by the May Company and subsequently changed hands and names a number of times. By 1883 Kaulfuss moved emigrated from Frankfort to Peanang where he set up a studio. He published black & white pioneer cards consisting of eight sets of California scenes and one set depicting Yellowstone National Park. Kayser is suspected of using stolen photographic images for his cards. He began his career working at the photo studio of A. Lamartiniere producing carte de visite portraits and some views around Sydney.
He published many of his views of Maylay as printed postcards in tinted collotype. His portrait work of Aborigines for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886 led to his appointment as the official photographer to the Governor of New South Wales in 1890.
They would also publish souvenir books of Crater Lake and the Lewis and Clark Exposition after Fred became their official photographer.
In 1896 they changed their name to the Ketterlinus Manufacturing Company.
This firm also had branches in Valparaiso and Concepcion. Kiser, who had originally studied business law, was an avid hiker and photographer.
He set up a studio with his brother Oscar in 1902 that was formalized into Kiser Bros., Scenic Photographers in 1904, producing photos, stereo-cards, and hand colored lantern slides.
Kerry captured a number of rare views during the expeditions he was assigned to, and he is especially noted for his innovative photos of the Jenolan and Yarrangobilly caves.
Kerry acquired the negatives of Henry King and added a number of other photographers to his staff so by 1898 he had the largest studio in Australia.