Lot 172: The moon. 13 photo postcards.

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October 29, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Yonkers, NY, US
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Description: The moon. 13 photo postcards. a) A girl in a balloon points at the moon. The title printed in the image is "Don't be Downhearted." This is by Davidson Brothers, London. b) A smiling woman in a large hat pinches the nose of the man in the moon. c) Two women are seated on the moon, their men behind them. Three have sashes with phrases of the era, "Me for you," "Ish-ka-bibble," and "Wink. I"ll do the Rest." There's a large ball on one of the women's lap. d) A girl and her dog sit on the moon. The collage has not been very well done, as they don't appear to be seated on the moon itself. e) Two women sailors in uniform hold hands. This is an example of true affection rather than satire. f) A black woman sits on a swing.g) A baby in a high chair placed on the moon, by Court Studio. h) Five colored heads of women. A message in French is on the verso.i) 3 boys sit on the moon, the father behind. j) A smiling woman sits with her arm around the moon, her hand visible on its right side. k) Two pals on the moon. l) "Jim" sits on the moon with a large fake mustache. The message is "Does it look natural?" By Electric Studio, Dubuque Iowa.
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