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Object Name Card, Greeting
Date ca. 1920s-1930s
Title Top o' the Mornin' to You
Description St. Patrick's Day greeting card (A) with envelope (B). Color-printed; top edge is shaped to contours of illustration. Illustration in green, yellow, blue, pink, orange, and white shows a view of a village green with thatched-roof houses and church in background; curving yellow path with people walking, running, and talking; a horse-drawn carriage; and a pig. Printed inscription in dark blue: "Top o' the Mornin' to You / It's the "top o' the mornin'" / I'm wishing to you; / And I hope you'll be happy / 'Til Pat's Day is through." Artist's signature "WHEELER" appears at lower left. Reverse has fine print: "THE BUZZA CO / MPLS. U S A".
(Keywords: Holiday, Twentieth Century)
Earliest Date 1920
Latest Date 1940
Maker Buzza Co.
Material Paper
Subjects Ephemera
Greeting cards
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X16.0026.A-B
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2016.
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