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Love's Telephone

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Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub is holding the receiver. At the top left is the text: "Love's Telephone, Date February 14," at the top right  is: "To My Valentine." Below is the verse: "If you a message of love would tell, You have but to ring your telephone bell, 'Tis better far than the carrier dove, But be sure the call is 2 U-R LOVE." Chromolithograph.
DESCRIPTION
Valentine's Day card with a old-fashioned telephone inside a frame made of a blue ribbon, decorated with hearts and flowers. A cherub is holding the receiver. At the top left is the text: "Love's Telephone, Date February 14," at the top right is: "To My Valentine." Below is the verse: "If you a message of love would tell, You have but to ring your telephone bell, 'Tis better far than the carrier dove, But be sure the call is 2 U-R LOVE." Chromolithograph.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:81215
Creation Date: 1909
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:Greeting card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6013, Box2, Fldr53
Original Dimensions:7.9375 x 5.375 inches
SUBJECTS
Flowers
Ephemera
Greeting cards
Holidays
Valentines
Angels
Signs and symbols
Telephone

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