Christmas Card

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21/11/2018 12:15
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3.27 MB
2740 x 1669 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 86159
Original Filename: r6107_3_d02.jpg
Description: Image of a Victorian Christmas card from the Local History collection
Categories: Timeline/ Victorian (1837 - 1901), Collections/ Local & Social History, Seasonal/ Christmas  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Object or Artwork info
Title (of Artwork / Object): Christmas Card
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Late 19th Century
Description (Object or Artwork): This Christmas card is made of card in the form of a silver fountain pen nib upon which is the salutation 'With Best Wishes'. Inside the card features a coloured image of a group of birds purched on a brick wall. The greetings read 'A Jolly Christmas May Be Yours'. There is also a verse by E.E. Griffin which reads 'Oh! for a pen ne'er dipt in gall,/That tells the truth to one and all,/That will no scandal e'er repeat,/And only write the short and sweet!,/Well, here is one, - you're welcome to it,/'Twill meet your wants-none else will do it'. Produced by W. Hagelelbers, N9632, Berlin
Subject tags:
Christmas card
File info
Media: Image
Size: 3.27 MB; 2740 x 1669 pixels; 232 x 141 mm (print at 300 DPI); 725 x 442 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: R6107_3