Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C , Case GG, Shelf 68

Greetings Card
1843 (designed), ca. 1945 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Reproduction of a Christmas card.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Colour process engraving
Brief Description
Reproduction of the Christmas card designed by John Callcott Horsley, sent to Henry Cole, colour process engraving, London, 1843. Recognised as the first Christmas card.
Physical Description
Reproduction of a Christmas card.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.43cm
  • Width: 14.61cm
Taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO 1963
Credit line
Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.1993-1953

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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