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Title(s):

A Merry Christmas.

Published/Created:
[London?] : [publisher not identified] [approximately 1880?]
Physical Description:
1 folded Christmas card : color illustrations ; 12 x 15 cm, folded to 12 x 8 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1866.C5 M48 1880 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Folded Christmas card. On front cover is image of two children throwing a biscuit to a bear. Flap opens up to reveal images of children entering through the gates of the Zoological Gardens, animals in cages, and an elephant walking in a parade.
"All about our visit to the zoo. Some of the animals we saw and the fun we had with the monkeys and our ride upon Jumbo's Alice."
BAC: Inscription on back of card: Christmas. Dear Willie, I have picked out this card for you, because I know you are so fond of animals. I do hope you will have a happy time this Christmas. Your very loving cousin, Alice."
Subject Terms:
Animals.
Bears.
Children.
Christmas cards -- Specimens.
Elephants.
London Zoo (London, England)
Zoos -- England -- London.
Form/Genre:
Christmas cards.
Ephemera.
Flaps.
Chromolithographs -- 1880.
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