Item 9 - Birthday Card - Undated

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Birthday Card - Undated

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CA MRM 01170-1-6-9

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1 greeting card : black ink on cream paper with pearlescent sizing ; metal cameo ; satin ribbon ; paper with metallic silver sizing ; 145 x 115 mm

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

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Birthday card sent by Helen to Lawrence on an unknown date.

Recto of greeting card depicts a bouquet tied with green satin ribbon bow, a rectangular black and silver base metal cameo of a couple in formal wear set among the flowers. The greeting reads "Birthday Greetings with all my Love". The cream paper is matted onto an offset metallic silver paper, further matted against pearlescent base paper. Inner-left shows cream paper wrapped from front with illustration of a rose, and the back of the satin bow piercing through two holes. Inner-right contains black pre-printed poem. Handwritten inscription in black ink: "H."

Verso bears black pre-printed mark in the corner: "STANLEY ; USA ; DAYTON ; 25 1843"

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Good condition, no insect damage, light moisture staining on recto.

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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 10, 2021

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    • English

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