Published by the Rose Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this postcard depicts a woman serenading a man who is hanging from a tree limb. The verse reads: Leap year is come, oh joy; there's no escape, my boy, come off your perch - don't tarry: this is the time for us to marry.
Library copy addressed to Samuel A. Meed, Rowayton, Connecticut and postmarked Darien and Rowayton, Conn. on Feb 8, 1908. The Rose Company's publisher's mark is on the back of the postcard.
Leap year, courtship, etiquette, flirting, marital choice, bachelors