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 pot of flowers set on a stand with a hen, chicks, and eggs folding out from the stand. All celluloid parts are hand-painted. The back has a message and addressee, but was not stamped.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
postcard
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
silk (decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 13.8 cm x 8.8 cm; 5 7/16 in x 3 7/16 in
place made
Germany
ID Number
2006.0098.0100
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0100
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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