Woman reading love letter. Post card. Frederick Earl Christy (American, 1883-1961). “MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED, RED ROSE.” Christy had his first College Girl postcard published in 1905 with the financial help of his father before he graduated from the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts. While most of his subjects were women, he is best known for his early work that revolved around Ivy League college themes. His postcards would be produced by a variety of publishers.