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
post card
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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