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Title Decorative stationery envelope sent to David Townsend, Stevens Institute, Hoboken, N.J. Postmarked Phila., PA., Apr. 2 (1878.)
Object Name Envelope
Catalog Number 2012.001.0010
Collection Stevens Institute of Technology Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Decorative stationery envelope sent to a Mr. David Townsend, Steven's [sic] Institute [of Technology], Hoboken, New Jersey. Postmarked Philadelphia, PA. April 2 (1878.) Printed envelope with Japanese motif on front; 3-11/16" high x 4-11/16" wide; back is blank. Original contents not present.

Held as an example of decorative stationery used in correspondence of the period as well as showing the oriental influence in decorative arts in that era.

Also noteworthy for the not untypical manner in which a correspondent made note of their reply. Townsend has recorded at the left: Ans.[Answered] Ap. 3rd 1878.
People Townsend, David
Date 1878
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1878
Search Terms Stevens Institute of Technology
Caption front
Imagefile 137\20120010010.TIF
Classification Schools
Domestic Life
Postal Services
Art