greetings card

Greetings card decorated with a festive scene with figures, including one wearing a Turon mask and another with a bear mask. An inscription at top left reads, in translation: 'This is wonder, this is wonder, folks! The masqueraders walk, Even the trumpets play,The bold Turoń is walking!' There is a handwritten greeting on the inside of the card.

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