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Object Name Postcard
Date September 1910
Description Postcard with humorous color illustration of a pumpkin with a smiling face. Printed at right: "Don't Forget / The Interborough Fair / LABOR DAY WEEK / SEPTEMBER 5-10, 1910 / The Only Fair in New York City, Staten / Island, New York. / Daily Open Air Free Attractions, Aero- / planes, High Wire and other Acts, Horse, / Dog and Poultry Shows. / Cattle, Farm / Garden, Fruit & Flower Exhibits. Mach- / inery Hall filled with the Latest Moving / Demonstrations. The Main Building con- / taining Women's Work, Fine Art, Pho- / tography. / Cash, Ribbon and Medal Award Prem- / iums Offered in All the Departments. / Trotting, Pacing and Running Races Daily / $400.00 PURSES / Consult Premium List, which will be sent by A.C. Nellis, / Secy. Richmond Borough, (Staten Isl'd) New York, N.Y." Reverse side is printed as a postcard for mailing. Printed inscription on reverse along left edge: "No. 3008 -- Made in Norwalk, O., by The Fair Pub. House."
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1910
Maker Fair Publishing House
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising cards
Fairs
Animal shows
Horse racing
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X12.0053
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.
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