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Object Name Postcard
Date ca. 1907-1915
Title Thanksgiving Day
Description Postcard (holiday greeting card). Color-printed and embossed illustration of two turkeys in a car made of an ear of corn, with wheels that resemble slices of lemon. One turkey is wearing a cap and driving the car, while the other wears a bonnet and collar. Printed inscription at top: "Thanksgiving Day", with fine print at lower edge: "DESIGN COPYRIGHTED BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO. 'LTD.' " Reverse has printed headings and publisher information: "Raphael Tuck & Sons' "Thanksgiving Day" Post Cards Series No. 175. / ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN." At upper left is the seal of Great Britain with printed inscriptions "BY APPOINTMENT" and "PRINTED IN SAXONY."
(Keywords: Holiday, Early Twentieth Century)
Earliest Date 1907
Latest Date 1915
Maker Raphael Tuck & Sons
Material Paper
Subjects Postcards
Ephemera
Holidays
Turkeys
Autumn
Corn
Animals in human situations
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X15.0042
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, November 2016.
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