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Red Carnation Affection

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Title

Red Carnation Affection

Subject

Description

A bundle of red, dark pink, and light pink carnations take up the center of the card while fancy ornate borders surround the words on the card.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

PC-KF 2-53

Postcard Item Type Metadata

Card Title

Red Carnation Affection

Material

Orientation

Classification

Genre

Writing on Card (Yes or No)?

Coloring

Type of image

Printed Text (Front)

Red Carnation
Affection

Take Red Carnations
Dear from me
And let them tell
My love for thee.

Printed Text (Back)

Post Card
This side for correspondence This side for address

Place postage stamp here
Domestic one cent
Foreign two cents

B P. C. 221

User-Added Text (Back)

From Mertie to Maude
May 29. 1910

While sitting here Reflecting on the past I wonder how many years [will] be Before I can say 'I [p]assed'

Stamp (Yes or No)?

Postmarked Yes or No

Card Addressed (Yes or No)?

Archivist's Comment

It's nice to see a romantic card with a flower other than roses plastered all over it. Although carnations are signified with romance they often taken a backseat to roses in romantic cards or gifts.
10/30/18 AL

Collection

Citation

“Red Carnation Affection,” FSU Card Archive, accessed November 19, 2018, http://fsucardarchive.org/items/show/6375.