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Title Postcard: (Two paintings of Hoboken backyards.) Copyright 2008 Bill Curran. Published by HHM, 2008.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2008.003.0020
Collection Hoboken Historical Museum Archives
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Postcard: (Two 1996 oil paintings of Hoboken backyards.) Copyright 2008 Bill Curran. Published by the Hoboken Historical Museum, 2008. 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" wide. 2 copies.

This is no. 2 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.

The two paintings are identified on the back.
Left: Backyard View in Winter, 1996.
Right: Backyard View in Fall, 1996.

With this issue, the format of the back changes to "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 Curran, Bill
Search Terms HHM (Hoboken Historical Museum)
1301 Hudson St.
Caption front and back Curran postcard
Imagefile 063\20080030020.JPG
Classification Museums
Gardens & Yards