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More Than He Could Stand. 14079 Burglar (coming out from his hiding-place): Pardon me, lady, but if you will just give mea little bromo-seltzer to settle my stmach, I'll get out of here an' not take annudder bloomin' t'ing.

about 1904
Publisher Detroit Publishing Company, Owner of copyright Life Magazine (1883 - 1972)


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

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Medium or Technique

Offset photomechanical on card stock

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Front: Detroit Publishing Co.
Copyright, 1904, by Life Pub. Co.
Back: undivided. Mint.


J. Oaks 1904


Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2013, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 2013)

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