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How to take your own Carte de Visite

Satirical Print
1860s (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'How to take your own Carte de Visite.' A dog posing with a collar, tie, monocle round neck, and walking stick, reflected in a full length mirror.
1 of 30 comic visiting cards, some hand-coloured.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Litho-engraving
Brief Description
How to take your own carte-de-visite.

One of 30 satirical cards parodying carte-de-visites and calling-cards. Published by J. Simmons & Sons, 1860s.
Physical Description
'How to take your own Carte de Visite.' A dog posing with a collar, tie, monocle round neck, and walking stick, reflected in a full length mirror.

1 of 30 comic visiting cards, some hand-coloured.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.53cm
  • Width: 6.35cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.2630-1953

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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