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Object Name Postcard
Date 1910-1911
Title A Happy New Year
Description Postcard (holiday greeting card). Color-printed and embossed illustration of a decorated paper firecracker on a blue background, with a pink and green border of flowers, and gold edges. Printed inscription on the blue background: "A / Happy / New Year." At lower left is a horseshoe-shaped motif outlined with holly, with printed inscription in center: "Wishing / you / 365 / DAYS / OF / Good Luck." Reverse is addressed to "Miss Eleanor Morgan Neely, / 13 Livingston Pl. / N.Y. City." with handwritten message "From / Frank Hudson." Reverse also has printed headings with inscriptions "COPYRIGHT 1910 BY A. JAEGER" and "NEW YEAR CARDS SERIES NO. 26". Postmarked "NEW YORK / DEC 20 / 9 - AM / 1911." Postage stamp value is one cent.
(Keywords: Holiday, Early Twentieth Century)
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1911
Maker A. Jaeger
Material Paper
Subjects Postcards
New Year cards
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X15.0050
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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