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Object Name Card, Greeting
Date ca. 1880-1915
Description Greeting card. Color-printed illustration of birds flying while holding sprigs of holly and other berries in their beaks, on a rectangular sheet of off-white card stock with gold edge. Printed inscription at lower right: "A Very Merry Christmas." with "Copyright" in fine print below. Reverse side has handwritten inscription "With F.E. Langford's / best wishes."
(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.

Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1915
Material Paper
Subjects Christmas cards
Birds
Ephemera
Holidays
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, E. Alice
Langford, F.E.
Catalog Number 45.002.0034
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.