VICTORIAN MINIATURE "CALENDAR OF THE SEASONS" Marcus Ward, 1885. A four-paneled calendar which originally would have been folded but now separated at each fold with each separate card measuring 4 1/4" by 2 5/8". The chromolithographed cards are printed in full colors and gilt. Each card features a portrait miniature of a young girl in a central medallion: 1.) SPRING; 2.) SUMMER; 3.) AUTUMN; 4.) WINTER. Please see enlargements for details. The backs have a calendar for 1885 wi ...click for details
JOHN WINSCH NOVELTY CHRISTMAS POSTCARD WITH SMALL BOOKLET ATTACHED. 1911. Printed in Germany in full colors and gilt. The card features a DIE CUT booklet attached to the front of the card with a pink silk ribbon. Inscribed in pencil on the back but not postally used - otherwise in mint condition with no inscriptions inside the booklet.
A HUMOROUS MOUSE POSTCARD. Ullman Co., 1907. Depicts two mice - one is being pulled away from a mouse trap by the other. Captioned: "MY WIFE WON'T LET ME!" Signed by the artist, lower right - "L". In mint UNUSED condition.
AN EARLY L.PRANG CHRISTMAS CARD. 1880. It depicts a small child gazing at some birds on a tree branch from which hangs some Christmas stockings. Captioned: Hang stockings high,/ Christmas is nigh,/ And birds will surely find them./ And when they go/ They will, I know,/Leave many gifts behind them. Measures 5 1/4" by 3 1/4". In very good condition.
FOUR SMALL CHROMOLITHOGRAPHED CAT CARDS. Late 19th C. All are heads of cats or kittens. 2 measure approximately 3" by 2"; 1 measures 2 1/4" by 2"; and 1 is 3" by 2 1/8" (this one has an advertisement on the back for R & J Gilchrist's Dry Goods. Three have plain backs. There is a defect to the upper right corner of one. Please see enlargements for details.