Title recorded from source, including inaccuracy. 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.
Invitation to Persied picnic, between 1920 and 1961. Konrad and Florence Ballin Cramer papers, 1897-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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