Postcard : Valentine Greetings. 1906

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Title

Postcard : Valentine Greetings. 1906

Description

Valentine's Day card featuring an illustration of a woman, holding a book up in one hand, and her fist out to her side in front of an empty pair of pants with a heart tucked inside. Under the pants it reads, "Back to the Background".

On the verso, the card is marked "Series No. 5."
The card is addressed to Miss Margaret Shucky Mabbettsville Dutchess N.Y., and postmarked February 13, 1907.

Date

1906

Subject

Clothing and dress
Gender roles
Husband and wife
Marriage
Valentines

Publisher

London : Raphael Tuck & Sons Co. Ltd.

Text

Be careful, men, of the advocate
Of woman's rights in the single state.
If you marry one,
Your trouble's begun--
You'll count for less than half your weight!

Original Format

Postcards

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm.

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