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Happy New Year's Day!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 1, 2020

This New Year's card was illustrated and signed by Vernon V. Green. The illustration shows Father Time, holding an hourglass and scythe and dressed in a robe marked "1936," turning away from Baby New Year, who sits on a throne and wears a crown marked "1937."