Customized postcard

Description (Brief)
Postcard made of paper (the back) and celluloid (the front). The front is decorated with embossed flowers, which are covered with hand-painted felt. A customized greeting reading, "To Willie From Father" is covered with glitter.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.3 cm x 8.4 cm; 5 1/4 in x 3 5/16 in
ID Number
2006.0098.0088
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0088
subject
Celluloid
Communications
Mail
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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