Please Don’t Pull the Daisies

by Paula Bosse

city-park_no-one-allowed-to-pull-flowersCity Park, 1909-ish (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

Back when Old City Park was merely “City Park.” The sign at the bottom right reads: “WARNING: NO-ONE ALLOWED TO PULL FLOWERS.” Seems a bit brusque. Not even a “please.” Still, one best not.

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Hand-colored postcard with an odd color palette, probably by Weichsel, around 1909.

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