American artist Elizabeth Curtis illustrated this car with a young girl painting at an easel while a man runs away. It reads: "To My Valentine : Your picture dear, I’ll paint from life, If you will make the artist - wife!" It is part of the Raphael Tuck & Sons, NY, Series entitled ”Leap Year” Valentine Post Cards, Series No. 7.
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