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Greeting card

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (printed)

  • Date:

    c.1850s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper lace and colour lithography on card

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

One of seven cards, paper lace with colour lithographed depictions of flowers as human females.

Place of Origin

Germany (printed)


c.1850s (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Paper lace and colour lithography on card

Descriptive line

Greeting card. One of seven cards with depictions of flowers in human form. German, c.1850s

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


Card; Printing ink; Paper lace


Colour lithography; Embossing; Die stamping


Greeting cards; Ephemera; Lace; Anthropomorphism; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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