SET: Greeting, series & groups, Japonisme, Queen Victoria, Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year

Set Information edit

Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT -- PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY -- with or without COPYRIGHT

Items in Set

BEST WISHES in gilt below embossed design of Japanese fans, 2 girls in kimonos below right
QV Saxony
BEST WISHES in gilt below embossed design of Japanese fans, 2 girls in kimonos below right
Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet, single fold, irregular edges
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR
below:- GO WHERE'ER YOU CAN, E'EN TO FAR JAPAN, LOVING HEARTS CAN NEVER PART! BUT MY LETTER WILL GREET AND MEET YOU STILL;"FORTUNE FOLLOW WHERE THOU ART!"
same image & front title comes with different inside greeting

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
12.3 x 8.5 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES in gilt below embossed design of Japanese fans, 2 girls in kimonos below right
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BEST WISHES in gilt below embossed design of Japanese fans, 2 girls in kimonos below right
Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet, single fold, irregular edges
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- BY EV'RY HAPPINESS SURROUNDED, MAY ALL YOUR MOMENTS FLOW AND ALL YOUR PATHS BY PEACE BE BOUNDED....GOOD FORTUNE CAN AFFORD.
same image & front title comes with different inside greeting

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
12.3 x 8.5 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
QV Saxony
BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:-GLAD GREETINGS FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR.
below:- BY EV'RY HAPPINESS SURROUNDED, MAY ALL YOUR MOMENTS FLOW, AND ALL YOUR PATHS BY PEACE BE BOUNDED....CAN AFFORD!
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
10.3 x 13.8 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
QV Saxony
BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:-CHRISTMAS GREETING WITH LOVE TO YOU
below:-MAY YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR PRESENT BE CONTENTED, SWEET, AND PLEASANT, SHADOWED BY NO TROUBLE'S BAN!...AS THE SKIES OF FAIR JAPAN!
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
S.K. COWAN M.A.
Size
8.4 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
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BEST WISHES in red on Japanese lanterns below girl in blue & white below forget-me-nots
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS KIND AND TRUE
below:- LIKE A LANTERN BRIGHTLY BEAMING: LIKE THE MOON AND STARLIGHT GLEAMING IN A CLOUDLESS SKY....MY HEART AND I!
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
S.K. COWAN
Size
10.3 x 13.8 cm.
Categories
FAIR DAYS in gilt, Japanese girl with parasol & flowers in rickshaw, stylised flowers in embossed design
QV Saxony
FAIR DAYS in gilt, Japanese girl with parasol & flowers in rickshaw, stylised flowers in embossed design
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 serrated edges
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- TO-DAY MAY LOVING HEARTS AND TRUE MAKE SWEET YOUR CHRISTMAS HOURS FOR YOU.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
7.2 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
GLAD WISHES in gilt, Japanese girl with parasol pulled left in rickshaw, floral design back upper right
QV Saxony
no images for this item
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 serrated edges, embossed
inside top right:- WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS WISHES
below:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- MAY THE DAYS THAT FOLLOW SEEM, WITH THE WEALTH OF JOY THEY BRING YOU, LIKE A BRIGHT AND HAPPY DREAM.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
11.8 x 7.6 cm.
Categories
GOLDEN DAYS in gilt below Japanese girl in golden kimono standing playing stringed instrument
QV Saxony
GOLDEN DAYS in gilt below Japanese girl in golden kimono standing playing stringed instrument
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR THE NEW YEAR
below:- MANY A YEAR OF JOY AND BLESSING MAY THINE HEART WITH GLADNESS GREET, EACH ONE DEEPER BLISS POSSESSING, EACH ONE STILL MORE FAIR AND SWEET.
same image & front title come with different greeting inside
used in 1900

Author
E.A.L. KNIGHT
Size
7.8 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
GOLDEN DAYS in gilt below Japanese girl in golden kimono standing playing stringed instrument
QV Saxony
GOLDEN DAYS in gilt below Japanese girl in golden kimono standing playing stringed instrument
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular side edges, embossed
inside right top:- A TOKEN OF AFFECTION
below:- ACCEPT THIS TOKEN OF MY LOVING THOUGHT, 'TIS SMAL, 'TIS TRUE, BUT NONE THE LESS WITH TENDERNESS IS FRAUGHT, AND GOES TO YOU- A TRIBUTE THAT MY HEART IS FULL AND FOND, THOUGH WORDS ARE FEW.
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
F. ROCHAT
Size
7.8 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt below girl in kimono holding fan looking up at Japanese lanterns
QV Saxony
GOOD WISHES in gilt below girl in kimono holding fan looking up at Japanese lanterns
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular side & top edges perforated
inside right top:- MAY YOUR NEW YEAR BE BRIGHT AND HAPPY
below:- IF I COULD MAKE YOUR FORTUNE BRIGHT, AND LET NO SORROW DAY AND NIGHT, STEAL LIKE A SHADOW....I WOULD NOT FAIL TO DO IT!
same front title & image comes with different inside greetings

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
6.8 x 14 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt below girl in kimono holding fan looking up at Japanese lanterns
QV Saxony
GOOD WISHES in gilt below girl in kimono holding fan looking up at Japanese lanterns
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular side & top edges, perforated
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETING WITH LOVE TO YOU
below:-MAY YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR PRESENT BE CONTENTED, SWEET AND PLEASANT SHADOWED BY NO TROUBLE'S BAN BUT LIKE SOFTEST MUSIC,LIGHTLY MAY THEY FLOW ALONG AND BRIGHTLY AS THE SKIES OF FAIR JAPAN
same front title & image comes with different inside greetings

Author
S.K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
7.5 x 14 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS ALL GOOD WISHES in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
QV Saxony
GREETINGS ALL GOOD WISHES in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
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die-cut single sheet, triple fold into to & bottom flaps, 2 irregular edges
inside centre:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU -- FROM

Size
8.5 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
QV Saxony
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, perforated, embossed
inside top right:- GLAD GREETINGS FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR
below:- BY EV'RY HAPPINESS SURROUNDED, MAY ALL YOUR MOMENTS FLOW, AND ALL YOUR PATHS BY PEACE....CAN AFFORD
same front title & design, different inset & greeting inside

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
6.8 x 13.8 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
QV Saxony
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular side edges
inside centre top:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS KIND AND TRUE.
below:- LIKE A LANTERN BRIGHTLY BEAMING, LIKE THE MOON AND STARLIGHT GLEAMING IN A CLOUDLESS SKY - MAY THE BRIGHTEST BLISS ATTEND YOU! - THIS THE GREETING WHICH WE SEND YOU, WE -- MY HEART AND I.!

same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
6.8 x 13.7 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
QV Saxony
GREETINGS (G illuminated) 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised leaves
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, perforated, embossed
inside top right:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS WITH LOVE TO YOU
below:- MAY YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR PRESENT BE CONTENTED, SWEET AND PLEASANT, TROUBLED BY NO TROUBLE'S BAN! BUT LIKE SOFTEST MUSIC, LIGHTLY MAY THEY FLOW ALONG AND BRIGHTLY, AS THE SKIES OF FAIR JAPAN!
same front title & design, different inset & greeting inside

Author
S.K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
6.8 x 13.8 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt below Japanese lanterns 2 girls with fan & parasol standing left, stylised flowers
QV Saxony
GREETINGS in gilt below Japanese lanterns 2 girls with fan & parasol standing left, stylised flowers
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular side edges, embossed
inside right top:- MY HEART IS THINE
below:-IF YOUR FATE I COULD CONTROL, AND YOUR FUTURE DAY AND NIGHT, YOU WOULD FIND GOOD FORTUNE LOVE YOU!....WARM ABOVE YOU!
general greeeting but filed with Christmas & New Year

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
7.8 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt on perforated design, 3 Japanese childrem play blind-man's-buff, lanterns left
QV Saxony
GREETINGS in gilt on perforated design, 3 Japanese childrem play blind-man's-buff, lanterns left
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die-cut single sheet, double fold to give left & right flaps, 3 scalloped edges, embossed
inside centre top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- MAY LAUGHS OF MERRIMENT RESOUND AROUND YOUR HEARTH TODAY, AND EVERY JOY FOR YOU ABOUND THIS HAPPY CHRISTMAS DAY.
different front title, same design, different greeting inside

Author
C. DUBOIS
Size
8.4 x 12.2
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt over Japanese girl in kimono carrying tray, & perforated white window, green & white design
QV Saxony
GREETINGS in gilt  over Japanese girl in kimono carrying tray, & perforated white window, green & white design
Item Comment

oblong cover & single sheet secured with ribbon
inside right- I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST THAT LIFE CAN GIVE TO MAKE YOUR CHRISTMAS BLEST.

Size
16.5 x 6 cm., oversize
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt vertically right 2 girls in kimonos carrying fan & parasol under Japanese lanterns & stylised daisies
QV Saxony
no images for this item
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular side edges
inside right top:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- IF I COULD MAKE YOUR FUTURE BRIGHT AND LET NO SORROW, DAY OR NIGHT, STEAL, LIKE A SHADOW THRO' IT, BUT WAFT IT FROM YOU WITH MY FAN, FOR ALL THE RICHES OF JAPAN I WOULD NOT FAIL TO DO IT!

Author
S.K. COWAN
Size
7.4 x 13.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in red right, 3 Japanese girls playing music below forget-me-nots, elaborate design with lanterns, fan & vase
QV Saxony
GREETINGS in red right, 3 Japanese girls playing music below forget-me-nots, elaborate design with lanterns, fan & vase
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:-MAY YOUR NEW YEAR BE BRIGHT AND JOYOUS
below:- IF YOUR FATE I COULD CONTROL, AND YOUR FUTURE, DAY AND NIGHT....WARM ABOVE YOU!

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
13 x 11.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in red vertically on white plaque right, 3 Japanese girls carry fans, dance left under forget-me-nots
QV Saxony
GREETINGS in red vertically on white plaque right, 3 Japanese girls carry fans, dance left under forget-me-nots
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die-cut single sheet, single fold,2 irregular edges
inside top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU
below:-A LOVING THREE -- AS FOND AS WE -- MAY HAPPINESS, PROSPERITY AND FORTUNE SMILE UPON YOU: AND DAY BY DAY, GO WHERE YOU MAY, WITH SUNNY GLANCES LIGHT YOUR WAY, AND DANCE ATTENDANCE ON YOU!

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN
Size
8.4 x 11.8 cm., oversize
Categories
GREETINGS TO YOU in red below Japanese girl before window framed in forget-me-nots, elaborate design, lanterns around
QV Saxony
GREETINGS TO YOU in red below Japanese girl before window framed in forget-me-nots, elaborate design, lanterns around
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular edges, embossed
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS KIND AND TRUE
below:- LIKE A LANTERN BRIGHTLY BEAMING: LIKE THE MOON AND STARLIGHT GLEAMING....MY HEART AND I!
used in 1898

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
9.7 x 13.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS TO YOU in red on Japanese fans below 2 girls in blue & white kimonos, complex design forget-me-nots above
QV Saxony
GREETINGS TO YOU in red on Japanese fans below 2 girls in blue & white kimonos, complex design forget-me-nots above
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular side edges
inside right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- MAY YOUR FUTURE AND YOUR PRESENT BE CONTENTED, SWEET, AND PLEASANT...SKIES OF FAIR JAPAN
same image comes with same front title & different greeting inside

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
11 x 13 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS TO YOU in red on Japanese fans below 2 girls in blue & white kimonos, complex design forget-me-nots above
QV Saxony
GREETINGS TO YOU in red on Japanese fans below 2 girls in blue & white kimonos, complex design forget-me-nots above
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular side edges
inside right :- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM
same image comes with same front title & different greeting inside

Size
11 x 13 cm.
Categories
HAPPIEST WISHES in red on exaggerated Japanese lantern, girl in blue & white looks up at owl in forget-me-nots
QV Saxony
HAPPIEST WISHES in red on exaggerated Japanese lantern,  girl in blue & white looks up at owl in forget-me-nots
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges. embossed
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
11.5 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
HAPPIEST WISHES in red on exaggerated Japanese lantern, girl in blue & white looks up at owl in forget-me-nots
QV Saxony
HAPPIEST WISHES in red on exaggerated Japanese lantern,  girl in blue & white looks up at owl in forget-me-nots
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular edges. embossed
inside right top:- MAY CHRISTMAS BRING YOU EVERY HAPPINESS
below:- LIKE A LANTERN, BRIGHTLY BEAMING: LIKE THE MOON AND STARLIGHT GLEAMING....MY HEART AND I
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
11.5 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
HAPPY DAYS ROLL ONWARD in gilt, Japanese girl with parasol pulled right in rickshaw, stylised flowers around
QV Saxony
HAPPY DAYS ROLL ONWARD in gilt, Japanese girl with parasol pulled right in rickshaw, stylised flowers around
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet,single fold, lightly serrated edges
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
bottom:- SILVER BELLS OF JOY AND BLESSING RING THEIR SWEETEST CHIMES TO-DAY, IN THEIR ECHOES....HEART-MELODY

Author
TENNYSON, E.A. LEMPRIERE-KNIGHT
Size
13.5 x 8.5 cm.
Categories
HEALTH HAPPINESS BEST WISHES in gilt on Japanese lanterns below perforated window, 4 English robins flying
QV Saxony
HEALTH HAPPINESS BEST WISHES in gilt on Japanese lanterns below perforated window, 4 English robins flying
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, 3 irregular side edges ARTISTIC SERIES
inside right top:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- MAY EACH YULE-TIDE LEAVE WITH THEE, MANY A GOLDEN LEGACY, WEALTH OF JOY AND LOVE TO BLESS ALL THY DAYS WITH HAPPINESS.

Author
E.A.LEMPRIERE-KNIGHT
Size
13.6 x 10.2 cm.
Categories
MUCH HAPPINESS in gilt on perforated design, 3 Japanese childrem play blind-man's-buff, lanterns left
QV Saxony
MUCH HAPPINESS in gilt on perforated design, 3 Japanese childrem play blind-man's-buff, lanterns left
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold to give upper & lower flaps, irregular side edges, embossed
inside centre top:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- WITH EVERY JOY BE CHRISTMAS RIFE, ALL HAPPINESS INCREASE, MAY EVERY YEAR ENRICH YOUR LIFE. WITH ADDED HOPES AND PEACE
different front title, same design, different greeting inside

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.6 x 12.3 cm.
Categories
no front title, Japanese fan & violets above perforated lattice design on front of left flap
QV Saxony
no front title, Japanese fan & violets above perforated lattice design on front of left flap
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold to give left & narrow right flaps, 3 serrated & irregular edges, embossed
inside centre:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
below:- I WISH THAT UNTO YOU SOME JOY MAY FIND ITS WAY EACH DAY THE WHOLE YEAR THROUGH EACH HOUR OF EVERY DAY
same image comes with different greeting inside

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
9.2 x 11 cm.
Categories
no front title, Japanese fan & violets above perforated lattice design on front of left flap
QV Saxony
no front title, Japanese fan & violets above perforated lattice design on front of left flap
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold to give left & narrow right flaps, 3 serrated & irregular edges, embossed
inside centre:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- CHRISTMAS PASSES -- MAY IT LEAVE LIFE FOR YOU THE BRIGHTER, AND INTO IT SUCH PLEASURES WEAVE AS MAKE A LIGHT HEART LIGHTER.
same image comes with different greeting inside

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
9.2 x 11 cm.
Categories
no front title Japanese lanterns above 3 Japanese girls carrying fans & parasol, elaborate design, forget-me-nots above
QV Saxony
no front title Japanese lanterns above 3 Japanese girls carrying fans & parasol, elaborate design, forget-me-nots above
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold to give wide left & nrrow right flaps,2 irregular edges, embossed
inside centre top:- LOVE AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR
below:- IN A SUNNY LAND WE LIVE: MAY YOUR LIFE AS SUNNY BE! WE HAVE LOVING HEARTS TO GIVE: WILL YOU PLEASE ACCEPT THE THREE?....NOW TO YOU?

Author
SAMUEL K. COWAN. M.A.
Size
13.4 x 11 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU in gilt covered with perforated complex Japanese fan & cherry blossom glittered design
QV Saxony
TO GREET YOU in gilt covered with perforated complex Japanese fan & cherry blossom glittered design
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold to give left & right flaps, serrated & irregular edges, small insets of Japanese bag, lantern and fan on inside folds
inside centre:- WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM

Size
10.4 x 11.8 cm.
Categories
WISHES in gilt above Japanese girl holding fan, facing left looking front in front of complex perforated design
QV Saxony
WISHES in gilt above Japanese girl holding fan, facing left looking front in front of complex perforated design
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular top & bottom edges, embossed
inside right top:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
below:-IF YOUR FATE I COULD CONTROL, AND YOUR FUTURE DAY AND NIGHT, YOU WOULD FIND GOOD FORTUNE LOVE YOU!....SO WARM ABOVE YOU!

Author
S. K. COWAN
Size
7 x 15.3 cm.
Categories
XMAS WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
QV Saxony
XMAS WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold, irregular side edges
inside centre:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM
small insets of Japanese lanterns above greeting
same image & front title come with different greeting inside
used 1898

Size
8.4 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
XMAS WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
QV Saxony
XMAS WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt above & over Japanese lanterns & holly
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold, irregular side edges
inside centre:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU -- FROM
small insets of Japanese lanterns above greeting
same image & front title come with different greeting inside

Size
8.4 x 11.7 cm.
Categories