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Greetings card

  • Date:

    1998-1999 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sedgewick, Christopher (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured photograph on deckle-edged watercolour paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fiona Leslie

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 221

As a medium of communication, greetings cards carry an array of meanings and messages. This is an example by the photographer Christopher Sedgwick who uses the card as a vehicle for expressing photographic images with distinct character.

Physical description

Birthday card with image of a birdseye view of a plate of iced cakes.


1998-1999 (made)


Sedgewick, Christopher (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured photograph on deckle-edged watercolour paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Much Love to you / on the occasion / of your / Birthday / from / Sedge/xxx'
inside card, hand written in ink

January 1998or9
back; hand written; pencil


Height: 15.2 cm maximum, Width: 10.5 cm maximum, closed, Width: 21 cm maximum, open

Descriptive line

Birthday card by Christopher Sedgewick, 1998-1999




Photography; Hand coloured

Subjects depicted

Birth; Commemoration; Celebration; Cakes; Cake plates


Prints; Birth


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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