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Object Name Card, Greeting
Date ca. 1880-1915
Description Greeting card. Color-printed illustration of two dogs facing each other (one large and one small). Printed inscription above and below: "Christmas / A Kindly Greeting". Reverse side has handwritten inscription, "Merry Christmas from Lou".
(Keyword: Holiday)
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. The "Lou" who signed the card is most likely Alice Austen's friend Mary Louisa (Alexander) Richards.

Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1915
Material Paper
Subjects Christmas cards
Dogs
Ephemera
Holidays
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, E. Alice
Richards, Mary Louisa (Alexander)
Catalog Number 45.002.0038
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.