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"Xmas Greetings from His Majesty the Kaiser to the German People". Vignette of KAISER WILHELM II, with, to the right, a dated message in his own handwriting & with signature. (In the old German script, but "Gott" (God) appears twice).

German
1916
Publisher Rotophot, Berlin (about 1901)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2015.8268

Medium or Technique

Photogravure on card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
DRUCK UND VERTRIEB ROTOPHOT AG BERLIN SW 68

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