Picture St. Marys
Halloween Postcard


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a Halloween postcard that depicts a woman sprinkling pumpkin seeds around herself to form a ring. Around her are witches, goblins, and other monsters. The inscription on the postcard reflects the idea that Halloween was a time where goblins and ghouls could come out in our world. It was sent on October 28, 1912.
Notes:
Condition: some wear on corners.
Inscriptions:
"Halloween

Make a ring of pumpkin seeds/An odd old-fashioned charm,/Makes the goblins howl with fear/And keeps you safe from harm."
Date of Original:
28 October 1912
Dimensions:
Width: 13.5 cm
Height: 8.7 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.5cm
Image Height: 8.7cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
RN22_135
Collection:
Reg Near Postcards
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Reg Near
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Reg Near Postcards. "Halloween Postcard" St. Marys Museum, RN22_135.
Location of Original:
St. Marys Museum archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Halloween Postcard


This image is one in a series of postcards from the Reg Near collection. It is a Halloween postcard that depicts a woman sprinkling pumpkin seeds around herself to form a ring. Around her are witches, goblins, and other monsters. The inscription on the postcard reflects the idea that Halloween was a time where goblins and ghouls could come out in our world. It was sent on October 28, 1912.