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4th of July 1776

Let us celebrate the day in a way befitting America and Americans - not in foolish frivolity and reckless pleasure - but as a sane people celebrating a national event.

Publisher E. Nash Co. (American (New York), 1908 - 1910)


Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on embossed card stock.

Not On View



Front: © Nash J 7
Back: divided. Mint.


Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder