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Sir Charles bought a horse for a guinea, And the brute was so dreadfully skuinea, That a friend said, "Of Course, It was meant for a horse, But he hasn't got room for a whuinea." 14149

Publisher Detroit Publishing Company, Artist James Montgomery Flagg (American, 1877–1960), Owner of copyright Life Magazine (1883 - 1972)


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

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Medium or Technique

Offset photomechanical on card stock

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Front: Detroit Pub. Co.
Copyright, 1906, by Life Pub. Co.
Back: undivided. Mint.


J.M. Flagg


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)

Credit Line

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