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NONSENSE REBUS SERIES - CITY OF ? Wealth and beauty are here displayed And the view on the lake is dandy, The three cent fare is sure to wear, And the girls are all to the candy.

Publisher Fred C. Lounsbury


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on embossed card stock.

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Front: Copyright 1907 by Fred C. Lounsbury.
[crescent moon symbol] 2047-14
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