Mechanical, stand-up valentine made in Germany; initials H. B. printed in bottom left corner of card. Boy's arm moves to hide the paper lantern behind his back where he is also holding a valentine card with his other hand.
Boys; Children; Greeting cards; Ice skates; Paper lanterns; Valentines
H. B. (may be Hoursch & Bechstedt - Germany)
16.5 x 8 cm without lantern extended; 16.6 x 13 cm with lantern extended
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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