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A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border. A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border. A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border. A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border.
A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border.
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A Victorian novelty card with a lace paperwork border.

Availability: In stock

Published: [No place, no publisher, c.1880s]

Stock Code: 111247

£350
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

A charming piece of Victorian ephemera, a card with an illustration of a reader with his nose stuck in a work of natural history. When the book is folded back, he is revealed with a huge grin and luxuriant beard.

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Description

Central hand-coloured design with folding piece, within lace paperwork outer border, the whole laid down together on white paper backed with red pebble-grain cloth-covered board. In a modern card mount.

Condition

Some finger-marks to edges, small tear to mount at head, the cloth on verso stained, still a good copy.

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