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Matchmakers

Q These "matchmakers" are on thin paper 45 x 70mm
(1¾ x 2¾in) handpainted and circa 1855. Were they intended for a game or for sticking in scrap albums. Any suggestions?

Elizabeth

 

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Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life