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An Outsider Art Black Americana Postcard

July 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Black Americana Folk Art, or Outsider Art, Seen at a Gulf Gas Station in Houston, Texas

For collectors of black Americana vintage postcards, it doesn’t get much better than this! Collectibles which depict every-day life in the black community are scarce, and this old black history postcard shows the proud owner of a 1952 Pontiac, which he has decorated in a folk art, or outsider art, manner. This great image was made in 1973 at a Gulf gas station in Houston, TX and is in near-mint condition. It has cross-appeal to the roadside America, or roadside Americana, collector and is also an interesting petroliana collectible.


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  • 1 VintagePostcards // Jul 12, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    Share your antique gas station postcards or black history post cards with us; we’ll be glad to scan and showcase some from your vintage postcard collection!

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