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A Favorite of Fortune

Description

Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.

Physical Description

1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

The Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes includes family photographs, as well as a fascinating array of vintage postcards covering every holiday and locations around Texas and beyond.

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Description

Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.

Physical Description

1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 3 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 6:43 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

A Favorite of Fortune, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35765/: accessed January 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.