Greeting card, image of sporting equipment and toys

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Card/Greeting card
Date Used
Mid 19th Century
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Brief Description
Greetings card made from decoratively embossed and perforated paper, printed with a colour image of a cricket bat, attached to a card backing. The image shows a cricket bat in front of a set of stumps, with the words, "AFFECTIONS OFFERING" on it. A cricket ball, a striped ball and a spinning top are next to the bat, as is a small winged putto. Above and below the image is printed, "May pleasure wait upon your play / And make you good as well as gay". The reverse of the card backing has fragmentary print illustrations stuck to it. Writing on reverse reads "7".
0 - Whole: H: 138 W: 91 D: 1mm (H: 5 7/16 W: 3 9/16 D: 1/16")
Date Used
Mid 19th Century
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