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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001768
Description
Used paper postcard of the Leland Stanford Jr. University from the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.; front: chromolithograph of the university grounds; back: green 1c Canadian stamp and handwritten message in brown ink, from a girl to her brother
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Accession Number
996001768
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Universities -- pictorial works
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used paper postcard of the Leland Stanford Jr. University from the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.;
front: chromolithograph of the university grounds; back: green 1c Canadian stamp and handwritten
message in brown ink, from a girl to her brother
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Lynn
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
Dated July 7, 1912 and postmarked
Material
paper: blue; pink; brown; white; green
Inscriptions
Front: "THE LELAND STANFORD JR. // UNIVERSITY // PALO ALTO, // CAL // COMPLIMENTS OF THE LYDIA E.
PINKHAM MEDICINE CO., LYNN, MASS. U.S.A. // AVEC LES COMPLIMENTS DE LA LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE
COMPANY, LYNN, ETAT-UNIS."; back: "July 7th ["th" superscripted] 1912 Caledon East // Dear Brother:-
// I suppose you arrived // O.K. I took 38 in my // reading qtr[?] Bolton, and // I will
know next Friday // if I pass or not. Mrs [?] Hardy is on her way [?] // This is a // sporty[?]
Card. // Ha Ha. // Marion was yelling Good-bye (Norm) after you were gone // "From Edna" //
XXXXX // Norman S. // Matthews // 179 George Street // Toronto, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: a number of dot stains and all of the corners are bent; back:
some smudging of the ink
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.470, .642, .643, .699, .700, .765-.767, .778; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.470
Images
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