Postcard : Little Bo Peep. [Circa 1905-1913]

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Title

Postcard : Little Bo Peep. [Circa 1905-1913]

Description

Part of a series of postcards labeled "Valentine's Series." This satirical card contains a color illustration of a little girl, "Little Bo Peep," wearing a large hat. She is holding a shepherd's crook in one hand and a newspaper in the other. the newspaper is entitled "Votes for Sheep" and has a picture of a lamb, captioned "A Martyr."

On the verso, the card is address to Miss L. Stubbs "Garhroyd?" the Drive Roundhay Leeds, and postmarked April 17 [year missing]. The handwritten message reads: "Monday / My dear Edna, / Thank you so very much for your photograph. I think it is splendid of you. I am having a lovely time, but it's nice to see the sea again. With love, Dorothy"

Date

[Circa 1905-1913]

Subject

Clothing and dress
Leeds (England)
Nursery rhymes
Satire
Sheep
Valentines
Wit and humor

Creator

[Graeff?]

Text

Little Bo Peep
Said "Votes for my sheep"
But didn't know how to get them.
She stood in the street
With crook all complete.
If she sees a new hat she'll forget them.

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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