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Creator:
Marcus Ward & Co.
Title:
Pattern books, circa 1885-1890
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process Z152.6 .W93 1885
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
Pattern books for printed material produced by Marcus Ward and Co., of Belfast, circa 1885-1890. The volumes include 160 separate items, neatly mounted. Items include menu cards, programme cards, marriage cards, blank cards, cards with various decorative designs, engagement cards, dance cards, and mourning envelopes. Almost all items are printed in multiples colors, in chromolithography. Volume 1 includes material with designs by Kate Greenaway.
Volume 1 bound in red cloth; vol. 2 in gray paper wrappers; vol. 3 bound in blue cloth; vol. 4 in beige paper wrappers (and inscribed "Odd lots").
Contents:
Volume 1 (64 items): 3 notecards -- 2 menu cards -- 3 programme cards -- 2 marriage cards -- 2 marriage cards blank -- 2 floral cards -- 1 large menu card for Hawarden, Kate Greenaway -- 2 blank Kate Greenaway cards -- 2 blank Kate Greenaway cards -- 1 large menu card -- 2 programme cards -- 3 gilt music programme cards -- 1 programme card -- 1 floral card -- 2 blank cards -- 1 crane design card -- 1 Chinese water carrier card -- 2 gilt edged blank cards -- 1 large gilt blank card -- 2 programme cards 2 programme cards -- 6 blank decorative geometric cards -- 3 blank coloured cards -- 1 gilt edged cards -- 2 visiting cards, Mrs Hans Nielsen -- 3 programme cards -- 4 geometric blank cards -- 7 mourning envelopes., Volume 2 (55 items): 2 feather menu cards -- 6 multi-color edged blank cards in various sizes -- 2 varieties of Wedgewood Festoon design cards -- 1 clematis border card -- 2 golden ivy border cards -- 2 blank decorative cards -- 1 large menu card -- 1 Autumns tribute card -- 1 blank gilt edged card -- 1 menu card -- 2 classic urn and basket menu cards -- 1 Queen Anne's Courtiers card -- 2 floral edged cards -- 1 cornucopia design card -- 1 large flat menu card -- 5 Japanese fan cards -- 4 bamboo and birds cards -- 1 grey and gilt edged card -- 1 Golden Carp card -- 1 Blue Fish card -- 1 Fan and Foliage menu card -- 3 Aster Japanesque cards -- 3 Spring Blossomed Plant cards -- 2 Japanese Stork programme du ball cards -- 2 Flowering Thorn programme cards -- 1 Musical Instruments programme card -- 1 Fan and Gloves programme card -- 4 elongated gilt edged cards., Volume 3 (32 items): 1 blind stamped Diner du .... Card -- 4 decorative edged tinted cards -- 1 programme card -- 1 children's party menu in silver for 9 Princes Gate -- 1 children's menu in gold and green for 66 Poulet Square, April 23rd -- 1 gilt and lilac menu card for 112 Curzon Street -- 1 decorative blank card -- 1 menu card in green and gilt for High Lodge, Abingdon -- 1 name card to accompany above menu card -- 1 ornate menu card for 5 Queen Street -- 1 Scroll Heraldique name card -- 1 invitation card for Mrs Colquhoun, 31 Arlington Street -- 1 Birds of a Feather name card -- 1 invitation card for Mrs Paulette, 4 Brook Street -- 2 ornate blank cards, cherub and floral borders -- 1 gilt programme card for Alpha House -- 1 gilt programme card for 25 South Audley Street -- 1 programme card for Admiralty House, Devonport -- 1 programme card for Mermaids Villa, Cowes -- 2 gilt programme cards, heraldic devices -- 1 programme card for Artillery Barracks Woolwich -- 2 blank cards in shape of porcelain plates -- 1 heraldic programme card -- 1 heraldic programme for 6th Royals -- 1 blank card, floral corners -- 1 triple old silver edged card., and Volume 4 "Odd lots" (9 items): 2 geometric edged cards -- 2 small blank cards -- 1 programme for Fourth Durham Artillery Volunteers -- 1 Dances, Engagement card -- 1 blue rose edges card -- 1 gilt edged card, door plate design -- 1 blind stamped ivory card.
Subject Terms:
Marcus Ward & Co. -- Catalogs.
Stationery -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Stationery -- Ireland -- Catalogs.
Stationery trade -- Great Britain.
Stationery trade -- Ireland.
Form/Genre:
Pattern books.
Programs.
Menus.
Greeting cards.
Chromolithographs.
Contributors:
Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901
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