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Cartes de visite: the 19th century’s Facebook
NEW YORK – Carte de visite – or CDV, as it is popularly called – is a French term meaning a photographic calling card or visiting card. In the world of collectibles, it’s a type of small photograph (typically 2½ inches by 3½ inches), developed in Paris, France, in the 1850s as a precursor to […]
Father, son search for their stolen 1929 Ford Model A
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – About 15 years ago, Ralph Wright was astonished to find a lovingly refurbished Ford Model A parked in front of his house, ready for him to drive. Last week, the 84-year-old Willow Valley retiree was just as surprised to discover the car had gone missing. An 18-foot black Haulmark box trailer […]