Card, paper, maker unknown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1929
Rectangular handmade and painted party invitation acceptance card folded in half. The card is cream in colour with a watercolour and ink illustration on the face showing four little children in fancy dress peeping over a picket fence. Inside the card is another watercolour and ink illustration of a row of flowers along the bottom with two children running away from their mothers in the top right hand corner. These illustrations are framed by a thin blue border and in the middle is text. On the back centre of the card is an illustration of an icecream cake on a plate. The card is discoloured around the edges on both the inside and outside.
Handwritten in black ink inside the card is 'DEAR JOAN AND JOHN / WE CAN HARDLY / WAIT TILL SATURDAY / TO COME TO YOUR / PARTY / PETER AND DAVID'.