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Title:
Your fortune in the tea-cup.
Published/Created:
Dundee; and London : Valentine & Sons, Ltd., [approximately 1927]
Physical Description:
1 postcard : color illustration ; 90 x 140 mm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BF1881 .Y68 1927 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Postcards
Notes:
Novelty postcard. Tea cup with movable flap which when raised reveals a folded paper with instructions how how to read ten tea leave shapes.
"Printed paper mailing novelty. Shape passed by the G.P.O. for printed paper postage rate."
"To open raise flap."
"If your fate you want to know, What's in store this cup will show; Within it you will find a key to read the future's mystery."
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BAC: Postmarked Sep 8, 1927. Signed: From Jean and addressed to: Mrs. Young. Seafield. Northolt Rd. Greenford [illegible]. With cancelled 1p. stamp.
Subject Terms:
Fortune-telling by tea and coffee cups.
Form/Genre:
Flaps.
Postcards.
Accordion fold format (Binding).
Postage stamps.
Souvenirs
Contributors:
Valentine & Sons, publisher.
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