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Invitation to Persied [i.e. Perseid] picnic, between 1920 and 1961

Invitation to Persied [i.e. Perseid] picnic, between 1920 and 1961

Cramer, Konrad

Item Information

Title: Invitation to Persied [i.e. Perseid] picnic

Date: between 1920 and 1961

Physical Details: 1 invitation : ill. ; 37 x 23 cm.

Description: Title recorded from source.

Date based on range of dates for correspondence in collection.

Invitation addressed to: Mr. and Mrs. Konrad Cramer & Family; Woodstock, N.Y.

Handwritten note on verso: Please will someone wake me not later than 9:00 [signature illegible].

Front of invitation is done in the style of a blueprint. It reads: Persied [sic] picnic; August 10th, from 6:30 p.m. to dawn; Kingsburys, Lavorika; R.S.V.P.

Invitation is illustrated with a starry sky filled with cartoons of characters representing well-known constellations, including two bears riding a shooting star.

Creator: Cramer, Konrad

Forms part of: Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers, 1897-1968

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Invitation to Persied [i.e. Perseid] picnic, between 1920 and 1961. Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers, 1897-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14869