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.