Postcard : My Valentine. [Circa 1923]

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Title

Postcard : My Valentine. [Circa 1923]

Description

Valentine's Day card featuring an illustration of a woman on her knees proposing to the man seated in a chair, reading the newspaper with a headline on women winning the right to vote.

This card is addressed "From Alice" to Mr. Gilbert Tennant 1100 Stanton Street Bay City, Michigan, and postmarked February 13, (1923).

Date

[Circa 1923]

Subject

Gender roles
Husband and wife
Marriage proposals
Valentines

Publisher

Worcester, MA : Whitney

Text

If I can vote, why not propose? If I am bold you must excuse me. I've loved you ages, goodness knows! And don't you dare, Sir, to refuse me.

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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