Kraus Manufacturing Company, New York

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From 1912-1930, Kraus Manufacturing Co. published both souvenir postcards and movie lobby cards. Generally their work consisted of half-tone lithography of lesser quality, i.e. cheaper to produce and sell. Their postcards featured freaks, vaudeville players, silent movie stars-- including Lon Chaney as shown below-- and Broadway stage plays and actors. Also see below a Kraus advertisement in the 1913 Moving Picture World magazine.