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Victorian Set Of 3 Calling Cards Visiting Cards Gift Cards 1890s Ephemera Teatime Decor

American vintage

  • $ 1000

This is a set of 3 Victorian era calling cards or visiting cards or antique ephemera.

They were given by ladies to introduce themselves and to leave when visiting a home, paying one's respects or enclosed with a gift.

Two of the cardstock cards have elegant professionally printed names. 

The first was for Mrs. George W. Charles, and the second is for Mrs. Isaad Sheppard.

The third card is hand written in ink Frank H. Sherman, with the additional pencil notation And Wife.

They are in very good used, antique condition with a bit of age wear and mild discoloration.

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

They can be used in all sorts of fill your own calling card basket, as a source of ideas for artwork and many other things.

type: calling cards, visiting cards, name cards, gift cards

date: 1880-1900

country: USA

size: most are 3 inches by 2 inches

material: paper, cardstock

color: cream/black

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