Shortly after the camera became a common household item, and the photo-finishing shops began their brisk business, the photography companies began manufacturing darkroom supplies. One item that became common place was the deckled-edge photograph paper.
The deckled-edge snapshot became so popular that people began to "retro-fit" some older snapshots and even studio prints. They used pinking shears. I bet everyone that did this thought they were the only one to think of the idea.
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