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Bleriot XI flying over the countryside - mechanical kaleidoscopic card.


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2014.13886

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on embossed card stock with cut outs and rotating card parts attached with metal.

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Front: Déposé D.R.G.M.
Back: divided. Used.

Inscription

Yes 1916

Markings

Canceled. Sent to Hammond Pond, New York.

Provenance

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