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Escort card.

Great Britain?, late 19th century.
Physical Description:
1 card : illustrations ; 40 x 76 mm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BJ1872 .E83 1875 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Information
Text: "Escort card. May I have the pleasure of escorting you home this evening? If so, keep this card. If not, please may I sit on the fence and see you go by? Strictly confidential."
The text is placed between two illustrations. In the image at left, the young lady and young man walk arm-in-arm. At right, the young man sits on a fence and watches the young lady walk by.
Subject Terms:
Etiquette -- Great Britain.
London (England) -- Social life and customs.
Printed ephemera.
Acquaintance cards.
Escort cards.
Wood engravings -- 1875-1900.

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