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"Just Be Glad"

"For we know, not every morrow can be sad; So, forgetting all the sorrow we have had, Let us fold away our fears, And put by our foolish tears, And through all the coming years Just be glad." -James Whitcomb Riley.

Publisher Majestic Publishing Co. (American, 1905 - 1950)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on card stock.

Not On View



Front: Copyrighted 1907, The Scofield - Pierson Co.
Back: divided. Mint.
Published by Majestic Pubishing Co., Indinapolis, Id.
From Riley’s “Pipes o’ Pan.”




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