Postcard with movable parts

Description (Brief)
A postcard made of paper and decorated with movable celluloid parts on the front. The celluloid parts are a wagon filled with flowers, pulled by two dogs whose traces are garlands of flowers. The celluloid parts are hand-painted. The dogs fold back behind the wagon.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 cm x 13.9 cm; 3 9/16 in x 5 1/2 in
place made
Germany
ID Number
2006.0098.0097
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0097
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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