This comic postcard titled ‘The language of Vegetables and Fruit’ shows eight fruit and vegetables with symbolic love related meanings. The postcard follows ‘The Language of Flowers’ idea where each variety of flower conveyed a sentiment on Victorian cards. Similar postcards decoding ‘The Language of Flowers’ can be found, for example this postcard in our collection. ‘The Language of Vegetables and Fruit’ postcard was published by Inter-Art Co in 1921.
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