|Object Name||Card, Greeting|
|Date||1888 inscription and copyright|
Greeting card (occasion not known, possibly a valentine). Color-printed illustration of a young girl wearing a brown coat and hat, standing with her hand on a wall. Printed inscription below: "My Mama, who sent me here, / Bade me say: "I love you, dear!"" Fine print below image at left: "Copyright 1888 by L. Prang & Co., Boston. The reverse side has handwritten inscription in ink: "Alice with much love / from "Trudie" / 1888."
|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.
The "Trudie" in the signature is Alice's Austen's friend Trude Eccleston.
|Maker||L. Prang & Co.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Austen, E. Alice
|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.|