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Birthday cards

Birthday cards

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1944 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Art-Photo Cards (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour printed card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Angela Moghabghab

  • Museum number:

    B.695-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This card was sent to Angela Moghabghab on her first birthday in 1944.

Physical description

Birthday postcard in the shape of a '1', depicting a child in a pink hooded coat with a greeting printed above her head. There are an assortment of blue, red and yellow flowers below the child's hands. Greeting written on reverse.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

ca. 1944 (published)

Artist/maker

Art-Photo Cards (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour printed card

Marks and inscriptions

'FIRST / Birthday Greetings / Baby only One Year Old, / Dearer daily may you grow; / May your fingers firmly hold / All the / hearts / that love / you so'
Greeting printed on front

'To Our dear little Angela / with much love + best wishes / for 3.10.44 / From Auntie Maude / 5'
Written on reverse

'ART-PHOTO CARDS / PRINTED IN / GREAT BRITAIN'
Printed on reverse

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 8.3 cm

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Birthday postcard, in the shape of a '1', depicting a child in a pink hooded coat, with a greeting printed above her head, published by Art-Photo Cards, Great Britain, sent in 1944.

Materials

Card; Ink

Techniques

Colour printing

Categories

Children & Childhood

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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