Christmas Card

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21/11/2018 12:16
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6.25 MB
4047 x 2204 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 86182
Original Filename: r6107_7_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 which is used is made of card. Both the front and the back of the card take the form of ornate picture frames coloured in pale green and gold. On the front of the card the frame displays a sprig of mistletoe, and reads 'A Happy'/Christams'/ On the reverse of the card the frame displays a sprif of holly. Inside left the card displays a poem by Eliza Cook which reads 'Once again, once again,/Christmas wreaths are twining'/Once again, once again,/Mistletoe is shining'/Once again, Once again,/Let holly crown each portal,/And echo round the welcome sound'/Goodwill and peace to mortal. The greeting is signed in pen and reads 'To Harry & Clare from George and Margart 1941. The opposite side of the card reads 'A joyful Christmas (printed).
Subject tags:
Christmas card
File info
Media: Image
Size: 6.25 MB; 4047 x 2204 pixels; 343 x 187 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1071 x 583 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: R6107_7