Item 7 - Birthday Card - 1940

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Birthday Card - 1940

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  • Source of title proper: Title supplied by archivist based on type of card and year inscribed on card.

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CA MRM 01170-1-6-7

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  • 1940 (Creation)

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1 greeting card : black ink and graphite on cream paper ; colour and metallic gold decorations ; 143 x 115 mm

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(4/4/1882 - 25/6/1949)

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Birthday card sent by Helen to Lawrence in 1940.

Recto of greeting card depicts an illustration of a bouquet of pansies on a cream background, with a faux-scalloped light blue fore-edge, accented with metallic gold ink. Printed greeting "Just a BIRTHDAY THought Straight from my Heart". Graphite "1940" at top. Inner left depicts a single pansy with repeated faux-scalloped edge. Inner-right is a printed poem. Black ink inscription "Larry" and "Helen. P.S. Why dont [sic] you write?"

Verso is bare cream paper with black pre-printed text. "15B65 ; COPYRIGHT 1940 ; NORCROSS, NEW YORK, U.S.A."

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Some insect damage to front top edge through to interior, insect damage to reverse fore-edge.

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  • English

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    Surface cleaning using dry cleaning methods performed by archivist in 2021.

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    Dates of creation, revision and deletion

    Created: December 5, 2021

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    • English

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