When my grandfather was four, and his sister Helene was 8, she received this postcard from “some little boy.” It was probably either from her brother, my grandpa, or their cousin Billie Duck.
“Best wishes and hope you have a fine time at the concert. Ethel” I wonder what concert my great grandparents went to see 101 years ago? The only concert I have heard about in my collection is the 1904 Sunday School Concert that I have a poster from. The interesting connection? The 1913 postcard, above,…
Thanks to “Clinton” for today’s 1920s antique Valentine. The verse in this Valentine seems very romantic for the age of the children exchanging these Valentine’s! Made even more bittersweet in that the recipient never did marry.
Hmmm…these moving eyes aren’t always so cute. But they are as entertaining for my six-year-old as they may have been for my Great Aunt 90 years ago!
This week’s century-old Valentine is brought to you by “Helen” who must have been a classmate of my Great Aunt Helene in Morpeth, Ontario in the 1920s.