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Title:
[Calling card for Colonel Lowther : 31, Bruton Street].
Published/Created:
[England], [publisher not identified], [approximately 1849]
Physical Description:
1 card ; 4 x 7 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BJ2081.A4 L69 1849 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Calling card printed on cream card with black border. The black border on a calling card indicated a person who was in mourning because of a death in the family.
Colonel Lowther is possibly Henry Cecil Lowther, 1790-1867, who resided on Bruton Street, London, as listed in the London Post Office Directory, 1843.
Post Office Directory, London. 1843, page 969
Subject Terms:
Death.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Grief.
Lowther, Henry Cecil, 1790-1867.
Mourning customs -- Great Britain.
Social stationery -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Visiting cards -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Visiting cards.
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