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Victorian Visiting Cards Calling Cards Assorted Set of 10 Flowers Mottoes Ephemera Teatime Decor

American vintage

  • $ 1800

An antique set of 10 original Victorian era calling cards or visiting cards. They were given by ladies to introduce themselves and to leave when visiting a home dating 1880-1900.

These calling cards were made in the UK, US and Germany and measure mostly are 3.5 inches by 1.75 inches.

Every fashionable lady had their own, and many used the Language Of Flowers to leave a message.

They have various type faces, decorations and styles.

They had originally been in a scrapbook or visitor's album, which was a common Victorian and Edwardian ladies' pastime but had been removed years ago. 

The calling cards or visiting cards are in very good ++ used, antique condition with a bit of wear and marks of having mounted on the back.

Calling cards are very difficult to find now, and are a window on an elegant and gracious age past.

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