Christmas Card

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21/11/2018 12:16
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2.54 MB
3490 x 905 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 86174
Original Filename: r6107_5_d01.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 telephone greeting and features a man and a women speaking to each other by the aid of a long-distance telephone call referenced by a city scape (possibly London) on the front, and a rural backdrop on the reverse. A cupid flys above the telephone wire. The greeting on the front of the card reads 'My best wishes for a/ Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year/ I send you by the telephone. The card is produced by A. Ackermann, London. There is also a copyright which reads '1878 by L Prang & Co. Boston, USA'. The card is unused.
Subject tags:
Christmas card
File info
Media: Image
Size: 2.54 MB; 3490 x 905 pixels; 295 x 77 mm (print at 300 DPI); 923 x 239 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: R6107_5