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ON HALLOWE'EN

When you hear the owls hooting, Get your Jack o'lantern out, Put on your shroud and hurry, For ghosts should be about.

1911
Publisher John O. Winsch (American, 1910 - 1915)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2014.8538

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on embossed card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Front: DESIGN COPYRIGHTED JOHN WINSCH 1911.
Back: divided. Used.
PRINTED IN GERMANY.

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 11-10-1911 from Border City, NY to Atica, NY.

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