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October 9th, 2007

Something to get you in the mood...

The latest addition to the Morton vintage Halloween postcard collection:



I love the mix of symbols on this card (which is from about 1910): A Halloween owl seems to stand in for an American eagle at the top center; jack-o'-lanterns on the upper corners recreate the traditional drama masks; and, most curious of all, is the urban cityscape (as compared to the rural scenes typically depicted on these cards) glimpsed outside the window.

Here's your annual reminder of where to find the bitchin-est Halloween stuff on the web:

Lisa's Halloween site

I've added more postcards and expanded the illustrated bibliography recently, so stop by and get your Halloween jones tickled!