SET: Greeting, King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra, Made in Germany, Christmas & New Year, novelty

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logo over TRADE MARK --PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT-- TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY -- with or without ARTISTIC SERIES

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A REAL JOLLY CHRISTMAS (A &C illuminated) below inset of head & eyes of black person, pail hanging left, rope ladder below
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A REAL JOLLY CHRISTMAS (A &C illuminated) below inset of head & eyes of black person, pail hanging left, rope ladder below
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oblong single sheet with movable attachment of woman pouring water on black musician from balcony
inside left :-THE BEST OF JOYS, THRO YULETIDE'S HOURS, MAY YOU RECEIVE, MY DEAR, IN SHOWERS, AND CUT A PRETTY FIGURE! AND, TILL ITS MERRY MOMENTS GO, MAY YOU, A-PLAYING HIS BANJO, BE JOLLY AS A NIGGER!

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CRUSHED caricature of head & shoulders of man in upper class dress drops, 3 narrow pink margins
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CRUSHED caricature of head & shoulders of man in upper class dress drops, 3 narrow pink margins
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under hat:-frantic man carrying twin babies
oblong single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside right top:- WISHING YOU A RIGHT MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:-CRUSHED AGAIN! PRAY WOULD YOU KNOW WHAT'S THE CAUSE OF ALL MY WOE?
LIFT MY HAT AND YOU WILL SEE WHAT IT IS THAT WORRIES ME.

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FOR CHRISTMAS AND AFTER boy in sailor suit holds toy elephant on wheels
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FOR CHRISTMAS AND AFTER boy in sailor suit holds toy elephant on wheels
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oblong single sheet cut & folded elephants head with trunk that lifts to show mouth
inside right below:- A TRUNK FULL OF GOOD THINGS.

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HASTY GREETINGS milkmaid frightened by cow that has tossed dog in the air and spilt milk
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HASTY GREETINGS milkmaid frightened by cow that has tossed dog in the air and spilt milk
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die-cut, 3 serrated edges single sheet , single fold, embossed..............PATENT NO. 4356/9
inside top:-WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR
below:-MY GREETING THOUGH HASTY IS HEARTY! HERE'S BEST OF GOOD LUCK FOR TO-DAY, HAPPY CHRISTMAS - BRIGHT YEAR -- AND NOW TA-TA MY DEAR IT'S TIME I CLEARED OUT OF THE WAY!
movable cow's head. -missing from Reference Collection.

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HERE'S ANOTHER KIND LOVE above man in green holding glass of beer in one hand & 4 aces that pop-up in the other
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HERE'S ANOTHER KIND LOVE above man in green holding glass of beer in one hand & 4 aces that pop-up in the other
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die-cuts single sheet twice folded to hide man in green

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I DO LOVE YOU in gilt below black baby in white dress with blue sash & white baby in white dress, with bottle, on back above WITH LOVE
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I DO LOVE YOU in gilt below black baby in white dress with blue sash & white baby in white dress, with bottle, on back above WITH LOVE
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die-cuts single sheet , single fold
inside back top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-THIS BABY, MERRY AND SWEET COMES WITH MY LOVE TO-DAY, I HOPE THAT MANY A TREAT MAY GLADDEN YOUR CHRISTMAS DAY. NOW TURN THE CARD LITTLE NUMBER TWO IS WAITING FOR NOTICE TO SMILE ON YOU
same images used with same wording arranged differently

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LOOK INSIDE FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS black banjo player walks left facing front
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LOOK INSIDE FOR A MERRY CHRISTMAS black banjo player walks left facing front
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oblong single sheet , single fold, 3 narrow red margins
inside donkey whose mouth opens when card is opened
I THOUGHT I WOULD ASS-TONISH YOU HA! HA! HE! HAW!

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LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS on white plaque in top of cut-outwicker basket of violets & 3 daisies, embossed
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LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS on white plaque in top of cut-outwicker basket of violets & 3 daisies,  embossed
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die-cuts single sheet cut ,folded & stuck
back at base:-I KNOW YOU WISH ME MERRY ALL THE SEASON THROUGH, AND SO WITH ALL MY HEART, DEAR HERE'S THE SAME TO YOU.

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ME GO TELLEE WISHEE chinese man walks away, long pig-tail acts as dog lead
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ME GO TELLEE WISHEE chinese man walks away, long pig-tail acts as dog lead
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oblong single sheet , single fold, 3 narrow red margins
inside chinese caricature whose mouth opens when card is opened
VELLY MELLY SMILIE CHRISTMAS TO YOU!

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MERRY GREETINGS head & shoulders of girl in orange/white outfit. hat lifts to show clown on beach
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MERRY GREETINGS head & shoulders of girl in orange/white outfit. hat lifts to show clown on beach
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oblong, singe sheet, single fold, 3 narrow margins
inside right top:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:-WHAT ARE YOU DREAMING OF MY PRETTY MAID? WHAT THOUGHTS LIE CONCEALED 'NEATH YOUR PRETTY HAT'S SHADE? PRAY LIFT IT AND SEE AND I THINK YOU'LL AGREE THAT THE SEASIDE'S THE PLACE, WITH A PAIL AND A SPADE.

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MY BEST WISHES FOR A JOLLY GOOD BUST UP. central headless statue, with man's head, smoking, in top-hat shows from back flap, red & cream background
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MY BEST WISHES FOR A JOLLY GOOD BUST UP. central headless statue, with man's head, smoking, in top-hat shows from back flap, red & cream background
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die-cuts single sheet unusual cuts & folds so that man in evening dress appears when card is opened
inside left top :-WISHING YOU A RIGHT MERRY CHRISTMAS .
below:-JUDGING BY MY APPEARANCE, P'RAPS IT LOOKS A LIE'S RELATION, BUT I AM ONE OF THOSE PLAIN CHAPS WHO HATE ALL AFFECTATION! SO, B'LIVE ME, IF YOUR NEW YEAR'S BRIGHT AND CHRISTMAS BLITHE AND HAPPY NOTHING ON EARTH WILL MORE DELIGHT THIS UNAFFECTED CHAPPIE!

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no front title, WITH LOVE AND GOOD WISHES(hidden, in gilt) girl bends over sister in blue cot
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no front title, WITH LOVE AND GOOD WISHES(hidden, in gilt) girl bends over sister in blue cot
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die-cuts single sheet , double fold, top & bottom narrow gilt margins
inside back top:-A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU DEAR.
below:-THIS LOVING GREETING COMES FROM ME WITH MANY A HOPE AND WISH SINCERE, THAT THIS TO YOU AND YOURS MAY BE A HAPPY AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR

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SWEET THOUGHTS in gilt, 2 pink & a purple rose mounted on thick cellophane rivetted to front cover
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SWEET THOUGHTS in gilt, 2 pink & a purple rose mounted on thick cellophane rivetted to front cover
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folded
inside right top:-"A TOKEN OF WARM AFFECTION"
below:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR FROM
second right:-MAY HAPPINESS AND THOU BE EVER FOUND TOGETHER, LIKE BLOSSOM ON THE BOUGH. LIKE BEE AMONG THE HEATHER! MAY NE'ER THE BEE FORSAKE. MAY NE'ER THE BLOSSOM WITHER, BUT THOU OF JOYS PARTAKE, WHENE'ER THIS TIME COMES HITHER!

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THOUGHTS OF YOU in gilt, silver medallion of girls head heavily embossed, forget-me-not design, cream background
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THOUGHTS OF YOU in gilt, silver medallion of girls head heavily embossed, forget-me-not  design, cream background
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celluloid front cover, single sheet secured by wool
inside first right:-REMEMBRANCE AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM
second right:-I KNOW NO PHRASES SWEET ENOUGH TO GREET YOU WITH THIS CHRISTMAS DAY....CHRISTMAS BRIGHT AND CALM

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TO GREET YOU(T.G.Y illuminated on pale blue margin round rural inset, rope ladder has given lover access
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TO GREET YOU(T.G.Y illuminated on pale blue margin round rural inset, rope ladder has given lover access
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oblong single sheet with movable flap & man climbing rope
inside left top:-CHRISTMAS GREETING AND ALL GOOD WISHES
below:-LIKE THIS LOVER, FOND AND TRUE, UP A LADDER,MADE OF ROPES, CLIMBING, HIS LADY-LOVE TO SEE - MAY KING CHRISTMAS VISIT YOU! AND, OF ALL YOUR DEAREST HOPES, MAKE A DEAR REALITY!

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TO WISH YOU A HIGH OLD TIME! slipper above, hairbrush & lamp below, embossed
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TO WISH YOU A HIGH OLD TIME! slipper above, hairbrush & lamp below,  embossed
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die-cuts single sheet cut & folded so that 2 cats on a roof pop-up when card is opened, bulldog
inside left :-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
right:-WITH FUN AND FROLIC ROUND YOU AND LOVING FACES NEAR, MAY CHRISTMAS PROVE THE BRIGHTEST, AND BEST DAY OF THE YEAR.

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WISHING YOU A JOLLY XMAS(W,J & X illuminated), singer in evening dress stands facing front
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WISHING YOU A JOLLY XMAS(W,J & X illuminated), singer in evening dress stands facing front
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die-cuts single sheet with another partly adherent, right flap opens to show harassed father with baby on knee
AND MANY OF 'EM! at base,3 thin red margins

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WITH ALL GOOD WISHES in gilt, 2 girls, one in sailors suit uses telescope, girl in red points
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WITH ALL GOOD WISHES in gilt, 2 girls, one in sailors suit uses telescope, girl in red points
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die-cuts single sheet with movable flag & & rope,children below
inside left top:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR.
below:-OVER TROUBLE, OVER CARE, OVER EVERYTHING UNFAIR, MAY GOOD FORTUNE, HEALTH AND GLEE, ALL THRO' CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR MERRILY FOR YOU MY DEAR! HOIST THE FLAG OF VICTORY!

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WITH LOVE white baby in white dress, with bottle, inside black baby in white dress with blue sash
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WITH LOVE white baby in white dress, with bottle, inside black baby in white dress with blue sash
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die-cuts single sheet , single fold
inside back top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-THIS BABY, MERRY AND SWEET COMES WITH MY LOVE TO-DAY, I HOPE THAT MANY A TREAT MAY GLADDEN YOUR CHRISTMAS DAY. NOW TURN THE CARD LITTLE NUMBER TWO IS WAITING FOR NOTICE TO SMILE ON YOU
same images used with same wording arranged differently

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XMAS GREETING & holly top, head & shoulders of man smoking who has been snow-balled MAY YOURS BE BRIMMING OVER WITH FUN
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XMAS GREETING & holly top, head & shoulders of man smoking who has been snow-balled MAY YOURS BE BRIMMING OVER WITH FUN
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oblong single sheet , unusual cuts & double folds, embossed
back top:-HAT TALL EVENTS
inside top:-WISHING YOU A RIGHT MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:-JUDGING BY MY APPEARANCE , P'RAPS IT LOOKS A LIE'S RELATION, BUT I AM ONE OF THOSE PLAIN CHAPS WHO HALE ALL AFFECTATION! SO, BELIEVE ME, IF YOUR NEW YEAR'S BRIGHT AND CHRISTMAS BLITHE AND HAPPY NOTHING ON EARTH WILL MORE DELIGHT THIS UNAFFECTED CHAPPIE!

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YES I DO! in red, woman uses long feather to tickle the face of man in formal dress
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YES I DO! in red, woman uses long feather to tickle the face of man in formal dress
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oblong single sheet , double folds, serrated edges, embossed
inside top:-FEATHER I SEE YOU OR NOT I WISH YOU A PAR-TICKLER-LY....MERRY CHRISTMAS. YOURS

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