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Object Name Postcard
Date 1909 copyright
Title Washington his truthfulness
Description Postcard (holiday greeting card); card is in honor of George Washington's birthday. Color-printed and embossed illustration of a hatchet with a gold-colored blade and a bunch of cherries draped over the wooden handle; on the hatchet blade is an illustration of a boy wearing eighteenth-century style clothes and hat, holding a hatchet in one hand and a cherry branch in the other. Background is blue with white stars, surrounded by a gold border with stars and stripes in the corners; the outer border is green. Printed inscription "Washington / his truthfulness," with fine print "COPR E. NASH 1909." Reverse has printed headings and fine print "WASHINGTON BIRTHDAY SERIES NO. 2."
Earliest Date 1909
Latest Date 1915
Maker E. Nash
Material Paper
Subjects Postcards
Ephemera
Holidays
Presidents
Cherries
Cherry trees
Children
Patriotism
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X15.0051
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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