Why are Nature’s beauties felt? Oh tis thine in her we see! Why has musie power to melt? Oh! Because it speaks like thee. All that’s sweet, by Love’s decree, Has been made resembling thee! Thomas Moore

American
Artist Samuel L. Schmucker (American, 1879–1921), Publisher Detroit Publishing Company


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2012.7440

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph with metallic pigment on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Front: COPR. DETROIT PUBLISHING CO.
Back: divided. Mint.
“PHOSTINT” CARD MADE ONLY BY DETROIT PUBLISHING CO.
TRADE MARK - REG U.S. PAT. OFF.

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2012, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2012)

Credit Line

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