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I Had The Blues (Vintage Postcard), circa early 1900s.

This souvenir leather postcard was designed by famed postcard artist, Raphael Tuck. This image of a nurse pushing a baby carriage escorted by two uniformed gents was used for souvenir cards across the United States. The "I had the blues" sentiment was a popular one to send while away from home.

Part of the Plainfield Postcard Collection

 

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