<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

 
Title(s):

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.

Published/Created:
London, [not after 1837]
Physical Description:
1 trade card ; 12 x 8 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z232.C385 B9 1837 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Notes:
"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.
Form/Genre:
Porcelain cards (trade cards)
Trade cards (advertising)
Printed ephemera.
Lithographs -- [not before 1837].
Contributors:
J. G. Christ & Co.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.