Vintage Ephemera: Reading Both Sides of a Postcard

Vintage Ephemera: Reading Both Sides of a Postcard

Leap Year Marriage

Recently, I came across two postcards that were very very funny. Not so much because of the humor of the printed postcard but rather, because the written message was the punch line.   Don’t you think its time to marry?   This postcard was printed in 1908, a leap year. The woman with the gun reflects the common stereotype that  women who asked men to marry them were desperate, aggressive, and…

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