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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)
    Germany (Printed)

  • Date:

    1890-1914 (Printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    The Philco Publishing Co. (Printed and published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography, letterpress, embossing, gilding and varnishing on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Janet Mayer

  • Museum number:

    E.585-2012

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 228

Physical description

Rectangular postcard (portrait format), central panel with colour printed illustration of two female figures (one playing a lyre) in a landscape with angels flying above, lettered 'TO WISH YOU A MERRY XMAS.' in gold within the image, decorative border of holly in art nouveau style, lower panel lettered with Christmas verse in gold with red 'illuminated' initial letters in the title.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)
Germany (Printed)

Date

1890-1914 (Printed and published)

Artist/maker

The Philco Publishing Co. (Printed and published)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography, letterpress, embossing, gilding and varnishing on card

Dimensions

Height: 13.9 cm, Width: 9 cm

Descriptive line

Christmas card, Britain, 20th century.

Subjects depicted

Holly; Figures; Lyres; Angels

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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