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By His Majesty's Royal Letter Patent : , J.G. Christ & Co., No. 12 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden : London copper plate printers in gold, silver &c., & manufacturers of enamelled visiting and other cards-glazed and ornamental papers for drawing, painting etc.

London, [not after 1837]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 12 x 8 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z232.C385 B9 1837 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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"The subtle iridescent colours of these 1840s Belgian trade cards, lithographed on porcelain-coated card, were created by metallic dust which was applied when the glue-based printing ink was still wet. When the hazardous nature of the practice (it is said that the dust contained mercury) was realised in the 1860s, production ceased ..."--A Nation of Shopkeepers. (The Bodleian Library : 2001).
Trade card for J.G. Christ & Co., printer in London. The card includes illustrations of the Royal Crest and a bee hive.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
J. G. Christ & Co.
Printers -- England -- London.
Printing -- Great Britain.
Porcelain cards (trade cards)
Trade cards (advertising)
Printed ephemera.
Lithographs -- [not before 1837].
J. G. Christ & Co.
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