We question how the photographer stretched necks, twisted legs, and created their special effects without the aid of photo manipulation programs. The pictures are a stunning reminder that creativity is more important than tools.
"An especially fine artist-signed art deco postcard follows, advertising both railways and ships - Ch. de Fer & Paquebots - and showing well-dressed passengers boarding the ship. In the background is a porter perched on top of a huge pile of luggage bound for a hotel - these folks didn't take weekend get-aways but packed for luxurious journeys lasting weeks or months."