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Halloween

Ephemera, 1908, English

Halloween

Ephemera, 1908, English

Notes

Black cat and witch (with broom, peaked hat and red ribbons) and black cape sit in the back of an automobile carved out of a squash or watermelon. Surreal-type image. A pumpkin with a cap is the driver and two smoking pumpkins are the front lights. Lemon or zucchini slices for wheels. Bat and crescent moon in background. Postmark from Toronto 1908, Oct 28, mailed to Miss Marion H Macks, Liverpool Queen's Q Nova Scotia - message says "Dear Girlie, How would you like such an auto ride. Hope you would not fall in love with the sho-fur (sic) Grannie "HALLOWE'EN" Post Cards Series no 150

Publisher

Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Postcard

Extent

14 cm x 9 cm

Provenance

Toronto Reference Library. Arts department

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Reference Library

Call Number / Accession Number

ARTS-PC-125