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Alberto Vieceli

Animal Greetings from the UK

Every Edition, Switzerland — 2020
SFr. 35.00
Pages: 84
Edition: Second edition - 200 copies
Dimensions: 30 x 23 cm
Language: English
ISBN: 9783952489437

Alberto Vieceli’s penchant for postcard collecting even extends to vintage postcards from the United Kingdom. This book takes a genre that most people were probably unaware existed as its subject: animal greetings.
Each postcard features a cute photograph of one or more animals at its centre – dogs or puppies, cats or kittens – ringed by pictures of the place from which the greetings were sent and a prominent message saying good luck, well wishes, thinking of you, or a similar such greeting intended for the recipient.
It seems a particularly British brand of kitsch, yet also oddly endearing, because who wouldn’t want to find a wee Scotty wearing a kerchief in their letterbox?

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