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Leap Year Postcard Database

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Year: 1908

Photo of Leap Year Postcard: Leap Year in the 400
Year
1908
Theme
Kids in Series
Title
Leap Year in the 400
Caption

"Leap Year in the 400"

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard by August Hutaff
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Leap Year
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard by August Hutaff

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Don't let him escape
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Leap Year
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Don't let him escape

Photo of Leap Year Postcard by M. T. Sheahan
Year
1908
Artist
M.T. Sheahan
Title
Leap Year
Caption

Leap Year Postcard by M. T. Sheahan

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Please allow me to remind you
Year
1908
Company
Gibson Art. Co.
Title
Leap Year Card
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "Please allow me to remind you of the fact that this is Leap Year 1908 From the one who loves you"

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Dearest
Year
1908
Artist
F.J. Bilek
Title
Leap Year Proposal
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "Dearest ___ tis plain to see, That you will not propose to me, and as I dearly love but thee. Oh why won't you come and fly with me."

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: I know i'll make you a kind loving wife
Year
1908
Artist
F.J. Bilek
Title
Leap Year Proposal
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "I know i'll make you a kind loving wife, and by constant devotion, brighten your life, But why should I wait for you to ask me. When leap year's my chance to propose to thee"

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: This year a husband I must get
Year
1908
Artist
F.J. Bilek
Title
Leap Year Proposal
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "This year a husband I must get, I've got my eye on you. I know not whom to pick and get, I've got my eye on you. So many nice young men I've met, If they can't speak, I ran, you bet, I'm going to land one don't you fret, I've got my eye on you."

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Say You'll Marry Me
Year
1908
Company
D.P. Crane
Title
Say You'll Marry Me
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: "Say you'll marry me or i'll press the button!"

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Oh, Maiden Fair,
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Oh, Maiden Fair,
Why do you tarry?
'Tis "Leap Year,"
You've a chance to marry.
Hustle around,
There's one more chance;
Catch a man
And wear the pants.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: I've Heard Two People Can Live on $75 a Month.
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard:: I've Heard Two People Can Live on $75 a Month.
Can You Furnish the 75?

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: I am your only beau
Year
1908
Title
I am your only beau
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: I am your only beau

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Cheer up old man
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Cheer up old man
Be game
Tis leap year and perhaps some dame might pop and make you change her name.
Oh! Maiden fair Why do you tarry?
Tis leap year. It's a chance to marry;
hustle around
there's one more chance,
catch a man and wear the pants.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Cheer up my boy, don't fear
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

908 Leap Year Postcard: Cheer up my boy, don't fear
Leap Year once more is here.
And some nice girlie,
No one knows,
May fall in love,
To you propose;
Then you can always
Buy her clothes.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: What's the matter with the girls anyway?
Year
1908
Title
What's the matter with the girls anyway?
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: What's the matter with the girls anyway?

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: He's here to stay
Year
1908
Title
He's here to stay
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: He's here to stay

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Of the many joys we often hold dear
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Of the many joys we often hold dear
None can compare to that of Leap Year

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: The joys of single blessedness
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: The joys of single blessedness
Would cease to make you hesitate,
Dear sir, if you could only guess
The gladness of the married state.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard:Will you be my sweetheart for the years to come?
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Will you be my sweetheart for the years to come?

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Though neither riches nor renown
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Though neither riches nor renown
Belong to you, I'm glad I'd be
If you, instead of falling down,
Had fallen dead in love with me!

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Oh, it would make my heart rejoice
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Oh, it would make my heart rejoice
If I could claim a certain man;
But if I may not have my choice,
I'll gladly take the one I can.

Photo of 1908 Leap Yer Postcard
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Yer Postcard: I press you to my heart at last
Your look is glad, your eyes divine;
Here I will gently hold you fast;
Be mine, oh lovely boy, be mine!

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard: Ah take me for you own
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard: Ah take me for you own and I
Will be your cook, for love's sweet sake;
I'll make you glad with cake and pie,
The kind your mother used to make.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

You're not safe in 1908 - unless you have your (MARRIAGE) LICENSE.

Photo of 1908 Postcard: Leap Year in the West
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
Leap Year in the West
Caption

The western method, while rough and uncouth, still bring practical results in 1908.

Photo of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - a woman is using a net to capture a man reading a newspaper
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
Leap Year 1908
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard

Postcard Photo: He's here to stay
Year
1908
Title
He's here to stay
Caption

Postcard Photo: He's here to stay

Announcing Leap Year 1908 Postcard Image
Year
1908
Title
Announcing Leap Year
Caption

Announcing Leap Year 1908

Image View of 1908 Postcard A Leap Year Greeting
Year
1908
Theme
Christmas
Title
A Leap Year Greeting
Caption

1908 Postcard A Leap Year Greeting

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard with Stemmed Rose
Year
1908
Theme
Flowers
Title
Rose
Caption

1908 Leap Year Postcard with Stemmed Rose

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Love and Unity
Year
1908
Theme
Flowers
Title
For Love and Unity
Caption

"For Love and unity leap year is the opportunity. Stop your -ing. Yes or No?

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Pave the Way
Year
1908
Theme
Flowers
Title
To Pave the Way
Caption

"To pave the way is here the and Save the pay"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Oh, I Caught Him
Year
1908
Company
Winsch
Title
I Caught Him in '08
Caption

"Oh I caught him in 1908. At first he was real vicious and homesick, but i've tamed him so now that he eats right out of my hand."

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Curse You Jack Dalton
Year
1908
Company
Winsch
Title
Cupid Kicked
Caption

"Curse you, Jack Dalton! This time you have foiled me! I go- but listen: in four years I shall return. then beware"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Ma is too attractive
Year
1908
Artist
Lance Thackeray
Title
Ma is too Attractive
Caption

"Ma Is Too Attractive"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - will you accept this
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Proposal
Caption

"Will you accept this?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard 0- Pop it
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Pop It!
Caption

"I'm going to pop-it!

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Take a Hint
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Can You Take a Hint?
Caption

"Can you take a hint?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Where's there's life
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
While There's Life
Caption

"While there's life- there's hope"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Caught!
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Caught!
Caption

Caught

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - the silent proposal
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
The Silent Proposal
Caption

"The Silent Proposal"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Please marry me
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
The Leap Year Girl
Caption

"Please Marry Me?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Love me little
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Love Me Little, Love Me Long
Caption

"Love me little, love me long"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - I'm single, gals
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
I'm Single Gals
Caption

"Here I've been standin' for five hours and not a gal has asked me to marry her yet!"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - All Yours
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
All Yours
Caption

"All Yours"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Between the devil and the deep sea
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Between the Devil and the Deep Sea
Caption

Between the Devil and the Deep Sea

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - I saw you first
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
I Saw You First
Caption

"I saw you first!"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Will you marry me?
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Will You Marry Me?
Caption

"Will you marry me?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Fly with me
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Fly With Me Chimmie
Caption

"Won't yer fly wid me chimmie?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - don't grow despondent
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Museum Want Old Maid
Caption

"Don't Grow Despondent! Many a 'plain' girl gets a good offer"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Bachelor's Protective League
Year
1908
Artist
August Hutaff
Title
Bachelor's Protective League
Caption

Bachelor's protective league

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Resolution
Year
1908
Artist
P. Gordon
Title
Leap Year Resolution
Caption

"Resolved, that I must wed some man by hock or crook the best I can. Should he say nay when I propose, That he share all my joys and woes. I'll simply snuggle up to him, Charr him with hugs til he gives in. Then to make sure that he is all mine I'll sneak him off to some divine. And I guess that will hold him for a while."

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - A foregone conclusion
Year
1908
Artist
P. Gordon
Title
A Foregone Conclusion
Caption

"Around the leap year candle, man, The girls now 'flirt' and 'flitter', Each one possessed with longing And attracted by his glitter. Loves passion is the flame which each Is anxious to embrace, But sadly scorched do they emerge From wedlock in a hearse."

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Is your horse a jumper?
Year
1908
Artist
P. Gordon
Title
Repartee
Caption

He-'Is your horse a jumper?'
She - 'Well, really I can't say, but surely she should be, for this is leap year you know.'
N.B. - She landed him long before they rode back."

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - A Maiden's Leap Year Appeal
Year
1908
Artist
P. Gordon
Title
Maiden's Leap Year Appeal
Caption

"I'm really shy as I can be
Though I'd dearly love to wed,
And have a man look after me
For it's really fine 'tis said;
So as it's leap year now, dear heart, I'll have courage and just ask,
If you will take me as I am
So in Love's sun I'll bask."

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Hearts are trumps!
Year
1908
Artist
Max Ettinger
Title
Hearts are Trumps
Caption

"Hearts are trumps"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - This is so sudden
Year
1908
Artist
Fred Spurgin
Title
This is so Sudden
Caption

"This is so sudden!"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Four Leaf Clover
Year
1908
Artist
Emil Meyer
Title
Four Leaf Clover
Caption
Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Honey Boy
Year
1908
Company
D.P. Crane
Title
Honey Boy Will You Be Mine
Caption

"Honey Boy Will You Be Mine?"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Be My Chauffeur
Year
1908
Company
D.P. Crane
Title
Be My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life
Caption

"Be My Chauffeur on the Auto of Life"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Man in the Moon
Year
1908
Company
D.P. Crane
Title
Make a Try for the Man-in-the-Moon
Caption

"Make a try for the Man-in-the-Moon"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Don't be afraid
Year
1908
Company
D.P. Crane
Title
Don't Be Afraid
Caption

"Don't be Afraid"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Swarmed
Year
1908
Artist
Cynicus
Title
Swarmed
Caption
Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Girl with Gun
Year
1908
Company
C.J. Rose
Title
Girl with Gun
Caption

Girl with Gun

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Leap-yearette
Year
1908
Artist
Bernhardt Wall
Title
Sufferage
Caption

"I would sooner be a Leap-yearette than a howling sufferagette"

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Falling Down
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Falling Down (with handwriting)
Caption

Falling down ... handwriting on card

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Take the One I Can
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Take the One I Can
Caption

Take the One I Can

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Promise to Cook
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Promise to Cook for Him
Caption

Promise to Cook for Him

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Within my mirror
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Woman in the Mirror
Caption

Woman in the Mirror

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - On Her Lap
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Man Sitting on Her Lap
Caption

Man Sitting on Her Lap

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Tom, Dick or Harry
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Tom, Dick, or Harry
Caption

Tom, Dick or Harry

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Make Haste
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Make Haste, Your Mother Sleeps
Caption

Make Haste Your Mother Sleeps

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Now Let the Bells Ring Out
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Now Let the Bells Ring Out
Caption

Now Let the Bells Ring Out

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Carriage Driver
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Carriage Driver
Caption

Carriage Driver

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - No Wedding Bells
Year
1908
Theme
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Company
A.Q. Southwick
Title
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Caption

No Wedding Bells for Me

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - No Wedding Bells for Me
Year
1908
Theme
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Company
A.Q. Southwick
Title
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Caption

No Wedding Bells for Me

Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - No Wedding Bells for Me
Year
1908
Theme
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Company
A.Q. Southwick
Title
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Caption
Leap Year Postcard from 1908- No Wedding Bells for Me
Year
1908
Theme
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Company
A.Q. Southwick
Title
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Caption

No Wedding Bells for Me

1908 Leap Year Postcard - No Wedding Bells for Me
Year
1908
Theme
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Company
A.Q. Southwick
Title
No Wedding Bells for Me!
Caption

No Wedding Bells for Me

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Good Wishes
Year
1908
Title
Good Wishes for the New Year
Caption

Good Wishes for the New Year

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Mabel with her bug catcher
Year
1908
Title
Look Out Boys for Leap Year 1908!
Caption

Mabel with her bug catcher!

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Leap Year Recipes
Year
1908
Artist
Adolphe Selige
Title
Leap Year Recipes - Kiss Cake
Caption

Take one armful of pretty girl, 1 lovely face, 2 laughing brown or blue eyes, 2 rosy cheeks, and 2 lips like strawberries. Mix well and press to lips. The results will be astonishing.
For frosting, take one piece of dark piazza, and a little moonlight, and press into 1 large or small hand so as not to attract attention, two ounces of romance, and 1 or two whiskers. Dissolve one-half dozen glances into a quantity of hesitation and 2 ounces of yielding. Place kiss on blushing lips or cheeks. Flavor with a light scream and set outside to cool.

1908 Leap Year Postcard - Hearts are trumps
Year
1908
Title
Hearts are Trumps
Caption

Hearts are Trumps

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Evolution of a Leap Year Bell
Year
1908
Title
Evolution of a Leap Year Bell
Caption

Evolution of a Leap Year Bell

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Ladies! Lest You forget
Year
1908
Title
Ladies! Lest You Forget!
Caption

"It's Up to You!"
It's Leap Year, 1908
How True!
Since time immemorial
in matters matrimonial;
The "unwritten law" and task -Has been - that the man
The maid should "ASK."
But Now: "It's Leap Year," 1908
Oh Ladies! If for a man you yearn,
Do Not Hesitate!
It's your turn
We are ready drive up the gate,
And draw us to your bosom.
Remember: "It's Leap Year," 1908
Men may act coy, and let ladies choose 'em,
Clasp our waist and kiss us too -
Hasten and help to join us as "ONE"
Instead of remaining a cold and distant two.

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Here's to Leap Year
Year
1908
Title
Seal Our Fate
Caption

Here's to Leap Year Nineteen Eight
The time is here
Let's seal our fate
Leap Year comes but once in four
Cheer up dear
There's one chance more.

1908 Leap Year Postcard - Leap Year Proposal
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year Proposal
Caption

To have my heart
Now claim my hand

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - A Leap Year Vision
Year
1908
Title
A Leap Year Vision
Caption

O Maiden fair, O Maiden fair
Why stand you gazing in the air?
"A man, a Man, a Man I've spied!
And 'tis Leap Year" the Maiden cried.

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Kiss Cake Recipe
Year
1908
Title
Leap Year Recipes - Kiss Cake
Caption

Take one armful of pretty girl, 1 lovely face, 2 laughing brown or blue eyes, 2 rosy cheeks, and 2 lips like strawberries. Mix well and press to lips. The results will be astonishing.
For frosting, take one piece of dark piazza, and a little moonlight, and press into 1 large or small hand so as not to attract attention, two ounces of romance, and 1 or two whiskers. Dissolve one-half dozen glances into a quantity of hesitation and 2 ounces of yielding. Place kiss on blushing lips or cheeks. Flavor with a light scream and set outside to cool.

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard -I Have Waited Four Years
Year
1908
Title
I have waited four years for this chance
Caption

I have waited four years for this chance

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - The Leap Year Girl
Year
1908
Title
The Leap Year Girl
Caption

There she is of 08
The Fluffy-Dashing-Dame
Who would not hesitate to ask you
To change her name

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - The Leap Year Dream
Year
1908
Artist
E. Curtis
Title
A Leap Year dream
Caption

The Leap Year Dream

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Say Not
Year
1908
Artist
I. Grollman
Title
Say Not That We Must Dwell Apart
Caption

Say Not That We Must Dwell Apart

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - End of the Chase
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
The end of the chase
Caption

The end of the chase

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - The Man Hunt
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
The Man Hunt in 1908
Caption

The Man Hunt in 1908

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - Maidens Waiting
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
Dec. 30, 1907
Caption

Maidens are eagerly awaiting
Their traps enticingly baiting
for the year Nineteen naught eight
By the old laws of leap year
They can propose without fear
And pick their own choice for a mate

Photo Image of 1908 Leap Year Postcard - How to Catch Them
Year
1908
Company
Nash
Title
How to catch them - in 1908
Caption

Build a large mouse trap. Disguise the front entrance as a palatial mansion. Take an empty flour sack, fill it with rubbish, and print a dollar sign on it. Scatter a few loose coins about the entrance for effect and await results.