SET: Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New year, Rural, Oversize

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Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK-- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT
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Items in Set

A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU in gilt rural watery inset of trees & houses back. forget-me -nots & ivy left flap
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU in gilt rural watery inset of trees & houses back. forget-me -nots & ivy left flap
Item Comment

oblong single sheet, doubled fold, heavily perforated
inside - Tuck information only

Author
M.S. HAYCRAFT
Size
7.6 x 12 cm.
Categories
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU below right, moon-lit rural view, field of barley surrounded by stylised stalks of barley
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU below right,  moon-lit rural view, field of barley surrounded by stylised stalks of barley
Item Comment

oblong cover & single sheet secured by gilt thread, single folds
inside left:- watery rural sketch
right:-LIFE'S WAY above 3 paragraphs top:-LIFE'S WAY IS LONG AND DUSTY TOO........FOR YOU
second verse:-ON MOSSY PATHS YOUR FEET SHOULD TREAD........OVER HEAD
third verse:-I CANNOT CHANGE YOUR LIFES SET WAY.....DUSTY DAY

Author
E.N.
Size
11 x 14 cm.
Categories
GOD BLESS YOU in gilt large perforation revealing circular inset of rural watery view with pollarded tree, stylised ivy round inset
QV RAFOLITH
GOD BLESS YOU in gilt large perforation revealing circular inset  of rural watery view with pollarded tree, stylised ivy round inset
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, oblong, tongue from lower flap comes through perforation
inside centre above:- ALL CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS BE YOURS
below:- HE WILL NOT FAIL THEE, NOW DEAR FRIEND, SO GLADLY FORWARD PRESS,; HE THE WILL KEEP UNTO THE END, AND WITH HIS PRESENCE BLESS.

Author
CHARLOTTE MURRAY
Size
10.5 x 8.3 cm. x 12 cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK in gilt, in partial horseshoe, rural scene with central stream, church back right
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD LUCK in gilt, in partial horseshoe, rural scene with central stream, church back right
Item Comment

single sheet, double fold, oblong with front flap cut diagonally
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
inside right:- rural scene with central stream, church back right

Artist
artist initials C,G or Q.L.?
Size
11.5 x 6.8 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES impressed in gilt on large perforation showing rural lake with 2 swans below
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES impressed in gilt on large perforation showing rural lake with 2 swans below
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, four folds, to left & right double flaps & centre back, serrated edges
inside centre back:- rural lake scene above ALL CHRISTMAS PLEASURES BE YOURS
verse on back:-MAY CHRISTMAS EVERY JOY IMPART, AND LOVE NOW FILL EACH HOME AND HEART, WITH GLADNESS IN FULL MEASURE....EVERY TREASURE

Author
G.A. FINLAYSON
Size
13 x 9.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt below evening watery rural view, two tall trees behind in frame of stylized ivy leaves
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt below evening watery rural view, two tall trees behind in frame of stylized ivy leaves
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold
inside right top:- "SALUTATION AND GREETING TO YOU"
inside right below:- SINCERE WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
6.3 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
MANY GOOD WISHES below 2 rural insets & one of small robins, heavily perforated designs on both flaps
QV RAFOLITH
MANY GOOD WISHES below 2 rural insets & one of small robins,  heavily perforated designs on both flaps
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold
inside centre:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Size
9.5 x 12 cm.
Categories
rural view, person & child walk away down snowy road, between trees & bushes
QV RAFOLITH
rural view, person & child walk away down snowy road, between trees & bushes
Item Comment

die-cut two sheets, secured with gilt thread, oblong, front page smaller & much perforated
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:-
THE EARTH IS WRAPPED IN ROBES OF SNOW THE FLOWERS ARE HIDDEN UNDERGROUND BUT DTILL OUR HEARTS AT CHRISTMAS GLOW, AND FLOWERS OF HAPPINESS ABOUND AND STILL WE JOIN OUR HANDS AND PRAY "GOD BLESS YOU ALL THIS CHRISTMAS DAY

Artist
ALBT. BOWERS (Albert Bowers)
Author
E.N.
Size
14 x 10.3 cm.
Categories
sunlit rural view, windmill behind grassy slope, water front, tiny robin right
QV RAFOLITH
sunlit rural view, windmill behind grassy slope, water front, tiny robin right
Item Comment

die-cut double sheet secured by string, glossy surface outside front & back, inner paper sheet , many perforations
inside left paper sheet:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
inside right paper sheet:- BRIGHT CHRISTMAS-TIME HOW FAST IT FLIES AND LEAVES WITH US ITS MEMORIES. I CAN BUT WISH THIS ONE MAY BE A JOYOUS MEMORY TO THEE

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
7.6 x 10.6 cm.
Categories
sunset winter view, farm buildings with sun behind, card incomplete missing bottom flap
QV RAFOLITH
sunset winter view, farm buildings with sun behind, card incomplete missing bottom flap
Item Comment

single sheet, single fold, serrated edges
inside centre left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
inside centre right:- MERRY AND HAPPY, BRIGHT AND GAY BE EACH HOUR OF CHRISTMAS-DAY

Size
12.5 x 7 cm.
Categories
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS sunset rural view, field of corn surrounded by stalks of rye, rake front
QV RAFOLITH
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS sunset rural view, field of corn surrounded by stalks of rye, rake front
Item Comment

oblong single sheet, single fold
inside right:- CHRISTMAS GLAD AND FAIR BE THINE TRUEST JOYS AROUND THE SHINE! ... FLOWERS THAT BLOOM UNFADINGLY!
back:- rural scene with central stream

Author
M.S. HAYCRAFT
Size
7.6 x 12 cm.
Categories