Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 02/01/2016


Photo taken on February  1, 2016


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A Valentine Game of Hearts

A Valentine Game of Hearts
A Valentine's Day postcard dated 1909 on the front and postmarked Burlington, Vt., Feb. 13, 1911, on the back.

Cupids play football with hearts, as we see here (above), but they also use them in bowling (below).

And, of course, cupids need to maintain their stock of hearts, which may require sweeping, netting, weighing, and mending, as we can see in this selection of early twentieth-century postcards (below).

You Will Succeed According to Your Wishes, My Valentine
Cupid Sweeping Up Hearts
Cupid Netting Hearts
Cupids Weighing Hearts
Cupids Mending Hearts

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Stan Askew
Stan Askew
wonderful cards ... thanks for sharing!
21 months ago.
Alan Mays has replied to Stan Askew
Thanks, Stan!
21 months ago.