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Object Name Card, Greeting
Date ca. 1880-1915
Description Greeting card; small rectangular off-white card; name handwritten in ink at center, "F.E. Langford.", surrounded by a border of applied brown yarn. Handwritten at the upper corner are the words, "Merry Christmas / and"; a red ribbon bow is printed with the words "A HAPPY NEW YEAR." Reverse side is blank.
(Keyword: Holiday)
Acquisition From Alice Austen
Ownership and History This card appears to serve the functions of both a calling card and a holiday greeting card.
It 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 1900
Material Paper
Subjects Holidays
New Year cards
Greeting Cards
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Langford, F.E.
Austen, E. Alice
Catalog Number 45.002.0033
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.