Divided back, unused, Real Photo Postcard. Photographer: Wladyslaw Jakubowski. Circa 1911 – 1916. AZO stamp box.
A Real Photo Postcard, not in good shape, as you can see by the “foxing” marks and the creases, most notably in the top right corner. However, there may not be many photos that survived by this photographer, Wladyslaw Jakubowski. His stamp on the back shows:
“W. Jakubowski. 1525 Michigan Ave., Detroit, Mich.”
And it’s a beautiful image of the lovely young woman, whom we might presume to be of Polish descent, posed standing with one hand resting on an open French window, and holding a rose in the other. Her dress (or matching skirt and blouse) is possibly silk (wonder what color) with long sleeves of a see-through material. She wears a white lace fichu (or maybe a long-sleeved white blouse underneath) over which lays a cross on a choker-length chain, and a large-link bracelet on her left wrist.
More on the photographer in the following post.