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An early 20th century Hallowe'en greeting card

Date before 1920
Source Reproduced in Bill Ellis, Lucifer Ascending: The Occult in Folklore and Popular Culture (University of Kentucky, 2004). ISBN 0-8131-2289-9
Author Unknown
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This greeting card depicts a ritual of divination found in folklore from the USA and the British Isles. The young girl hopes to catch a glimpse of her future husband by looking into a mirror on a darkened room at Hallowe'en. The legend on the card reads:

On Hallowee'n[sic] look in the glass
Your future husband's face will pass.
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