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Title(s):

Merry Widow Hanky : a laugh on the girls.

Published/Created:
England : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1954]
Physical Description:
1 printed envelope : illustrations ; 10 x 15 cm and 1 cotton handkerchief ; 11 x 12 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PN6147 .M47 1954 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"The girls get curious about the ruffles on the Handkerchief showing from your pocket. They think you have other sweethearts but when they investigate the hanky, AH! it is not a Handkerchief at all but something else, indeed!! Fold the hanky so that the lace protrudes frm the pocket--it won't take long for the fun to start."
Handkerchief, unfolded, is in the shape of a pair of lavender lace trimmed ladies underwear with the poem printed on them: Short but Sweet. Mary had some little pants/Too short were they to show/But everywhere that Mary went/The pants were sure to go. Accompanied by printed paper envelope.
Subject Terms:
Wit and humor -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Handkerchiefs.
Ephemera.
Envelopes.
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