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Seasons Greetings, Happy Xmas

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Holiday card with the American and Taiwan flags tied together with a cord with tassels. Above is "UNITED STATES" in a Chinese themed typeface. Between the flags and poles reads: "Seasons Greetings, Happy Xmas'. Below is the verse "Too Muchee long time no home see, Old flend across the sea, One litty Chit me sendee you, Talkey Melly Klisimas, And New Year too." And underneath that, inside of a double dragon symbol, it reads: "U.S. Armed Forces, Tsingtao. China". On the inside (not shown) is a crucifix with a verse "O'er Sea and Land O'er Valley and Hill, O'er Wind Swept Moor and Frozen Rill, Warm From A Heart That's Fond and True, My Christmas Greeting Flies To You. To Wish you every good wish this Christmas, and the coming year." On the back is an American Eagle perched on a rock with his wings raised. Letterpress.
DESCRIPTION
Holiday card with the American and Taiwan flags tied together with a cord with tassels. Above is "UNITED STATES" in a Chinese themed typeface. Between the flags and poles reads: "Seasons Greetings, Happy Xmas'. Below is the verse "Too Muchee long time no home see, Old flend across the sea, One litty Chit me sendee you, Talkey Melly Klisimas, And New Year too." And underneath that, inside of a double dragon symbol, it reads: "U.S. Armed Forces, Tsingtao. China". On the inside (not shown) is a crucifix with a verse "O'er Sea and Land O'er Valley and Hill, O'er Wind Swept Moor and Frozen Rill, Warm From A Heart That's Fond and True, My Christmas Greeting Flies To You. To Wish you every good wish this Christmas, and the coming year." On the back is an American Eagle perched on a rock with his wings raised. Letterpress.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:80776
Creation Date: 1942
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Greeting card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6013, box 4, fldr 78
Original Dimensions:5.0625 x 3.5625 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The manner is which the verse on the front is written is a stereotypical and exaggerated mispronunciation of English by Asian speakers. Tsingtao, China, served as the Headquarters of the Western Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy in 1945.
SUBJECTS
Christmas
Greeting cards
Armed Forces
World War, 1939-1945
Flags
Signs and symbols
Ephemera
Holidays

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