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Birthday cards

Birthday cards

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1944 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alpha Series (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour printed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Angela Moghabghab

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This card was sent to Angela Moghabghab (née Coldwell) on her first birthday in 1944.

Physical description

Birthday card depicting a child sitting behind a small table with a cake on it, inside is a greeting.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)


ca. 1944 (published)


Alpha Series (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour printed paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Happy Birthday / Greetings / on your / 1st / Birthday'
Printed on front

'1 / One little, glad little Birthday / To a dear little, sweet little one / May life hold in store a great many more / The happiest under the sun.'


Height: 12.2 cm, Width: 10.1 cm

Object history note

This card is part of a collection donated by Angela Moghabghab to the Museum.

Descriptive line

Birthday card, depicting a child sitting behind a small table with a cake on it, inside is a greeting, published by Alpha Series, Great Britain, sent in 1944.


Paper; Ink


Colour printing


Children & Childhood


Museum of Childhood

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