Personal item

Object Number: 
2002.1.3409
Date: 
1947
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
9 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
A flat piece of driftwood used as a postcard sent to Bella Landauer. The front is addressed in blue pen inscribed into the soft wood "Bella C. Landauer/ Hotel Drake/ 440 Park Ave./ New York, N.Y.", and the reverse reads "Dear BC,/ Is It Flotsam/ You're Collecting/ This Year, -- Or/ Jetsam? Let Us/ Know; We Have Plenty/ Of Both./ Love/ Claire & Daniel". The front has two three cent stamps and is postmarked "West South Port, Maine 1947" with a partially legible return address of "...Weeds/ ...South Port/ ...aine".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group