flags & holly at top, MY DEAR HURRAH FOR XMAS I HOPE YOU WILL NOT HAVE A COLD TO KEEP

flags & holly at top, MY DEAR   HURRAH FOR XMAS I HOPE YOU WILL NOT HAVE A COLD TO KEEP

Set Information

Set Title
Greeting, series & groups,CHRISTMAS LETTER, (Q.V period) no Royal attribution, Made in Saxony, Christmas
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- PRINTED IN SAXONY, unusual way to send greeting using both words & images in the letter, easier to demonstrate than describe-see scans, used in 1894

Item Information

Item Title
flags & holly at top, MY DEAR HURRAH FOR XMAS I HOPE YOU WILL NOT HAVE A COLD TO KEEP
Item Comment

continuation of message YOU IN THE house BUT IF YOU HAVE TO BE INDOORS TAKE YOUR pallet AND paint-box AND PAINT YOUR OWN Xmas cards YOU MIGHT TAKE THE SAME spade THAT YOU DUG WITH LAST SUMMER AT THE sea-side AND MAKE A BIG snow-man IN YOUR GARDEN. I HOPE YOU WILL HAVE ON CHRISTMAS DAY A book A NEW SHUTTLE-COCK, A PRETTY doll A BIG ball.TRY TO MAKE EVERYONE HAPPY LIKE YOURSELF. WILL YOU NOT GIVE SOME money OUT OF YOUR purse OR money-box TO POOR CHILDREN --SO THAT THEY MAY HAVE SOME crackers, sweets & pudding TOO FEED DEAR pussy-cat WITH HER MILK IN HER bowl AND REMEMBER TO THROW SOME CRUMBS TO THE bluebirds -of happiness. I SEND MY BEST LOVE YOUR LOVING
oblong, single sheet, single fold

Prefix:to keep
Number:2
In Set:QV Saxony NRA
Size:9 X 12.5 CM.
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