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Hello Bill! We love "BILLY POSSUM" his coat is so warm If even we EAT him he'll do us no harm; No more Teddy Bear will we fondle with glee, Billy Possum in future our "Mascot" shall be.

American
about 1910
Publisher Birn Brothers, Ltd. (English, 1905–1964)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.8803

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on embossed card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
SERIES No. E242 B.B. LONDON & NEW YORK.
PRINTED IN GERMANY

Markings

Collectors stamp.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2015, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in Europe and the United States; 2015, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

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