His Days Work Was Done - Lion and Zoo Keeper - Living Picture Series - Postcard, c. 1910s


(3 1/2 x 5 1/2 In) This is an original antique Living Picture Series postcard published by H.G., L. in the 1910s. It shows a Lion in his cage at the zoo with a crude edit to add a man bending over to feed him, supposedly this is the moment before he is eaten. 

"His Day's Work was done!
I know a man who got a job With a menagerie;
'Twas just to feed the animals-- As easy as could be!
He didn't know their appetites, That was the funny part;
Still, when the feeding time came round - He had to make a start:-
He went into the lion's den - And offered him a bun;
The lion smiled, and then got wild--
And his day's work was done!"
~Words by Per. of Francis, Day & Hunter
The postcard is used and is in POOR condition, heavy wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, album marks at corners, pin-holes all along the edges, stains and ink smudges on the back. 

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