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Object Name Card, Greeting
Artist Lawrence, Edna
Date ca. 1900-1940
Description Hand-painted Christmas card consisting of a small rectangular piece of off-white paper painted in watercolor with a picture of a girl in a red coat and a hat. Painted inscription: "Edna / Hearty / Christmas / Greeting / from Alice".
(Keywords: HRT, Twentieth Century, Holiday)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Alice Lawrence
Ownership and History This greeting card was found together with other items in an envelope marked "Done by Edna Lawrence." They were acquired from the estate of Alice Lawrence, who lived on Center Street in Richmond, Staten Island. Given the inscription indicating that this card was given by Alice to Edna, it may be that Alice Lawrence was the maker.
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1940
Material Paper
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Lawrence, Alice M.
Lawrence, Edna W.
Catalog Number 67.016.0017
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2015.
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