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Reflect!

  • Object:

    Religious card

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured lithograph with gilt embossed frame, letterpress printing.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:

    E.2480-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box G

Physical description

One of 66 cards with hymns, biblical texts, verses and stories.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1850s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured lithograph with gilt embossed frame, letterpress printing.

Descriptive line

One of twelve cards with a central vignette and a short religious poem underneath, with gilt embossed frames.
One of 66 cards with hymns, Christian texts, biblical verses and educational stories.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Lithographic ink; Gilt; Watercolour

Techniques

Lithography; Letterpress printing; Embossing; Hand-colouring

Categories

Greeting cards; Education & Learning; Christianity; Religion; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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