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Collection of blank visiting cards.
Great Britain, 1930s or 1940s?
Physical Description:
4 boxes ; each approximately 8.5 x 4.5 x 2 cm and 1 packet ; 6 x 9.5 x 0.5 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BJ2095 .V57 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The four boxes were probably originally issued with 50 cards each, as indicated on the Fairford box.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Social stationery.
Stationery trade -- Great Britain.
Visiting cards.
Printed ephemera.
Visiting cards.
John Dickinson & Co.
Thomas De La Rue & Company.
J.S. & Co. Ltd.
Auto Press (Hull, England)

  • [1] "The Clarion Ivory Visiting Cards" 1 lilac box, 23 blank cards
  • [2] "Dickinson's Crystal Ivory Visiting Cards, De Luxe. Specially manufactured for: The Auto Press, West Parade, Kingston-upon-Hull" 1 gray box, no cards. The bottom of the box is annotated in black ink "15th Nov. 1943"
  • [3] "50 Fairford Ivory Visiting Cards, J.S. & Co. Ltd." 1 white box, no cards
  • [4] "The 'Premier' Visiting Cards, Finest Ivory" 1 dark green box, no cards
  • [5] "De La Rue & Co's Thick Ivory Visiting Cards, Finest Quality" 1 packet of cards, sealed in orange wrapper.

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