Samuel PepysItem of the Month

 

Victorian greetings card circa 1890

Greetings Card

  • “We'll note you in our book of Memories”
  • Circa 1890
  • 121 x 83mm (4¾ x 3¼in)

This chromolithographed die-cut greetings card is clearly intended as a friendship card but could the text be taken as a severe brush-off in the 21st century?

Mrs Pepys

 

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Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life