Greeting; with all good wishes for a right happy Christmas [To Willie from ?L P Vitte. ca 1890s]

Greeting; with all good wishes for a right happy Christmas [To Willie from ?L P Vitte. ca 1890s]
Date
1890 - 1910
By
Rowan, Caroline Crispe, 1916-2002
Ref
Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-1890s-01
Description

Christmas card shows a front cover illustration of the hand of a woman and of a man clasped in a handshake, and surrounded by forget-me-nots. The card front is of small size, allowing one to see a border of pansies from the back. Parts of the card are cut out to enhance the pattern.

Exhibited in ‘Humble: the life of 100 small objects’, exhibition curated by Barbara Lyon, in the Turnbull Gallery, National Library of New Zealand, 27 August - 17 November 2017.

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithograph, irregular, on card folded to 100 x 130 mm., tied with mauve cord (faded)

Provenance: The sender and recipient of the card are unknown, but the donor was a daughter of William Crispe Burrows (1878-1943) a commercial photographer of New Plymouth; perhaps he was the recipient Willie.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Various artists :[Box of assorted Christmas cards. 1860s-1919]
Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Christmas cards, Greeting cards, Photolithograph, irregular, on card folded to 100 x 130 mm., tied with mauve cord (faded), Orientation: Horizontal format
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Rowan, Caroline Crispe, 1916-2002. Greeting; with all good wishes for a right happy Christmas [To Willie from ?L P Vitte. ca 1890s]. Various artists :[Box of assorted Christmas cards. 1860s-1919]. Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-1890s-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/37812258

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