|Object Name||Card, Greeting|
Greeting card (probably a valentine); folded and die-cut paper with hearts, flowers and arrows in blue and white, with applied die-cut flowers in shades of red and green. Printed inscriptions in hearts: "The carrier dove through / Azure blue / On pinions strong and / Fast, Flies faster as he nears / The goal, his / Home at last." and "The traveller from distant / Lands, / From dangers overpast, / Thinks of his own / As dearest, best, / Sweet home / At last." The paper is folded along the right edge of the cover and the inside is blank. The reverse side has handwritten inscription in ink: "[Munroe's?] love."
|Acquisition||From Alice Austen|
|Ownership and History||
This card is part of a collection of personal items that came to the Staten Island Historical Society from photographer Alice Austen in 1945.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Austen, E. Alice
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2015.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|