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Title Postcard: Hoboken Signs. Photographs copyright 2008 Charles Sykes. Published by HHM, 2008.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2008.003.0021
Collection Hoboken Historical Museum Archives
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Postcard: Hoboken Signs. Photograph copyright 2008 Charles Sykes. Published by the Hoboken Historical Museum, 2008. 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" wide. 2 copies.

This is no. 3 of a fifteen card series (note: numbers 2 to 7 read as "of ten postcards"; series was expanded and cards numbers 8 to 15 are marked as "of fifteen postcards") issued during the exhibition, Greetings From Hoboken: A Postcard History and other related museum children's education activities and upper gallery exhibits related to school art programs.

Images is grid montage spelling "Hoboken" assembled from letters of various fonts, styles and materials photographed in Hoboken.

The format of the back is "Greetings from Hoboken" with a reproduction of a stamp with a cancellation mark with the exhibition name and dates (which records July 3, but the exhibit actually was on view until August 3.) This design was by McKevin Shaughnessy with this date appears on cards numbered 2 to 6; no. 7 is a variant. Postcards 8 to 15 in the series are dated August 3 to Oct. 12, 2008 for an upper gallery exhibition of artwork related to kids postcard art.

All cards in the series are objects catalog 2008.003.0019 to .0033.
Date 2008-2008
Year Range from 2008
Year Range to 2008
People Sykes, Charles
Search Terms HHM (Hoboken Historical Museum)
1301 Hudson St.
Caption front and back of Sykes postcard
Imagefile 063\20080030021.JPG
Classification Museums