SET: Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Floral, Wild roses

Set Information edit

Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK-- 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" PROCESS AT THE FINE ARTS WORKS IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Items in Set

A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU in gilt, below right, pink wild roses left
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU in gilt, below right, pink wild roses left
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, not folded, irregular heavily perforated edges
no printing or design on back of single sheet

Size
11x 9.5 cm.
Categories
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU pink & purple wild roses, above large perforation through which rural scene is visible,
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU pink & purple wild roses, above large perforation through which rural scene is visible,
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, oblong
inside right:- rural scene
below :- "I WISH YOU ALL THE JOY THAT YOU CAN WISH"
outside back:- butterflies above -- AMONG THE WISHES YOU HAVE HEARD ON THIS YOU NEW YEAR MORN, I PRAY YOU GET THIS GREETING WORD BY MY TRUE WISHES BORNE MAY YOU BE GOOD AND KIND AND WISE AND LOOK AT LIFE THROUGH HAPPY EYES

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
11.8 x 8.8 cm.
Categories
CHRISTMAS in white upper left, pink & white embossed wild roses at base, star shaped perforation reveals lighted church
QV RAFOLITH
CHRISTMAS in white upper left, pink & white embossed wild roses at base, star shaped perforation reveals lighted church
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die-cut single sheet, double fold
inside centre- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
right:-THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM TO-DAY SHINES BRIGHTLY ON OUR WINTRY WEAY; AND, GAZING ON ITS RADIANCE CLEAR OUR HEARTS MAY MEET, AND WE ARE NEAR

Author
FRANCES RIDLEY HAVERGAL
Size
9.5 X 9.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK, BEST WISHES, PROSPERITY, HAPPINESS in horseshoes on front, pink & white embossed wild roses
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD LUCK, BEST WISHES, PROSPERITY, HAPPINESS in horseshoes on front, pink & white embossed wild roses
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, irregular perforated edges & designs
inside second panel :- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES
inside back panel:-"NOT THE GIFT BUT THE GIVING"

Author
RUSKIN
Size
8.5 x 15 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt below pink & white embossed wild roses above snowy rural inset
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt below pink & white embossed wild roses above snowy rural inset
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die-cut single sheet, 4 folds to give 5 panels, serrated edges, square card
inside 4th. panel top:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
4th. panel below:- I WISH THAT UNTO YOU SOME JOY MAY FIND ITS WAY, EACH DAY THE WHOLE YEAR THROUGH, EACH HOUR OF EVERY DAY
same image & front title come with Birthday greetings inside

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
10.2 x 10.2 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, very irregular shape
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, very irregular shape
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, three panels
centre back:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- YULE-TIDE JOY AND PEACE BE FOUND IN YOUR HEART THE WHOLE YEAR ROUND

Size
13.8 x 9 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt to left of wild roses, bee upper right, narrow design panel divides front
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt to left of wild roses, bee upper right, narrow design panel divides front
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, smooth slightly wavy edges
inside right:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES -- AN ABSENT FRIEND I NE'ER FORGET, THEN TAKE THIS WISH OF MINE "MAY MANY A CHRISTMAS BLESS YOU YET FOR AULD-LANG-SYNE!"

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
13.3 x 8.4 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt to right of wild roses
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt to right of wild roses
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated & irregular edges
inside right:- ALL CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS BE YOURS -- GOD BLESS YOU WITH ALL BLESSINGS TRUE, AND MAKE THIS CHRISTMAS BRIGHT FOR YOU
same image & front title, different inside Birthday RAFOLITH

Size
9 x 11.3 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt to right of wild roses, ginkgo leaves around, brown design left
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt to right of wild roses, ginkgo leaves around, brown design left
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right top:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
below:-A GREETING WORD, A THOUGHT, A WISH WARM FROM MY HEART, --MAY YOU AND I MEET OFT ALONG THE YEAR-LONG ROAD, IN THOUGHT AND DEED, --AND SO "GOOD-BYE."

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.8 x 12 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES on left panel, pink & white embossed wild roses, perforated design in right panel
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES on left panel, pink & white embossed wild roses, perforated design in right panel
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right: top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- MAY CHRISTMAS BRING TO HEART AND HOME FROM FORTUNE'S STORE, MORE JOY THEN E'EN ITS LAVISH SELF HAS EVER BROUGHT BEFORE

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.3 x 11.4 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS above wild roses, two bees below,
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS above wild roses, two bees below,
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, irregular perforated edges
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- AS CHRISTMAS GREETINGS SWEETLY SOUND TO THEE AND THINE ALL JOY ABOUND,MAY TRUEST BLESSINGS LIFE CAN KNOW LIKE FLOWERS OF YULE FOR THEE OUTBLOW

Author
M.S. HAYCRAFT
Size
8.7 x 12.7 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt below wild roses & cobweb above watery rural inset
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt below wild roses & cobweb above watery rural inset
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right top:- " MUCH JOY AND FAVOUR TO YOU"
below:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS from

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
10 x 16.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt diagonally across heavily perforated card, many pink & white embossed wild roses
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt diagonally across heavily perforated card, many pink & white embossed wild roses
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges
inside centre:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU --MANY HAPPY CHRISTMAS DAYS SWEETEST MEMORIES ROUND YOU RAISE, EACH ONE AS IT GLIDETH PAST, BRIGHTER , GLADDER THAN THE LAST. -- TO

Author
CLIFTON BINGHAM
Size
8 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt diagonally across heavily perforated card, many pink & white embossed wild roses
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt diagonally across heavily perforated card, many pink & white embossed wild roses
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges
inside centre top:- ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:-WITH EVERY JOY BE CHRISTMAS RIFE, ALL HAPPINESS INCREASE, MAY EVERY YEAR ENRICH YOUR LIFE WITH ADDED HOPES AND PEACE
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt to right of pink & white embossed wild roses, image of pink ribbon bow left
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt to right of pink & white embossed wild roses, image of pink ribbon bow left
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated & scalloped edges, glittered perforated design front top & bottom
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- SO GLADLY MAY YOUR CHRISTMAS SPEED THAT AS THE HOURS GO PAST, 'TWILL SEEM THE YEAR HAS KEPT INDEED ITS BEST JOYS TILL THE LAST.

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
11.8 x 10.5 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt, wild roses around
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt, wild roses around
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated & irregular edges
inside right:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- AS CHRISTMAS COMES AND CHRISTMAS GOES, MAY YEARS OF SUNNY WEATHER IN WHICH BRIGHT HOPES MAY SPRING AND GROW, UNITE THEM ALL TOGETHER

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.7 x 12.2 cm.
Categories
HEARTY GREETING on white panel in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses around
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY GREETING  on white panel in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses around
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated edges
inside right:- A BRIGHT & HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU

Size
11.3 x 8.1 cm.
Categories
HEARTY WISHES in gilt on oblong inset, pink & white embossed wild roses & horseshoe
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY WISHES in gilt on oblong inset, pink & white embossed wild roses & horseshoe
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet,double fold, serrated irregular edges, many perforations
inside centre:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- A HEARTY WISH, A HEARTY HOPE, WHILE CHRISTMAS WREATHS WE TWINE, THAT HEALTH AND HAPPY DAYS BE YOURS FOR AULD-LANG-SYNE

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
13.8 x 10 cm.
Categories
HEARTY WISHES in gilt, white embossed wild roses & many perforated horseshoes
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY WISHES in gilt, white embossed wild roses & many perforated horseshoes
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges
inside right top:- "REMEMBRANCE WAKES WITH ALL HER BUSY TRAIN"
inside right:- A BRIGHT & HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU -- FROM

Author
GOLDSMITH
Size
12.2 x 10.1 cm.
Categories
KINDLY GREETINGS below wild roses & rural inset on left flap with evergreen border
QV RAFOLITH
KINDLY GREETINGS below wild roses & rural inset on left flap with evergreen border
Item Comment

single sheet, single fold, serrated edges
inside right top:- ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
inside right below:- I SEND A WISH THAT DEEP AND TRUE MAY BE THE JOY YULE BRINGS TO YOU.
A WORD OF HOPE AND BLITHE GOOD CHEER, TO SPEED YOU THROUGH THE COMING YEAR

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
7.8 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
no front title, pale pink wild roses on left flap, perforated very irregular design
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, pale pink wild roses on left flap, perforated very irregular design
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, irregular edges on left flap
inside centre: top- ALL HAPPINESS FOR CHRISTMAS
below:-WREATHED IN SMILES ANEW, CHRISTMAS COMES ONCE MORE, MAY IT DAWN FOR YOU BRIGHTLY AS OF YORE, WITH JOYS MORE DEEP AND TRUE THAN YOU HAVE EVER KNOWN BEFORE

Author
ELLIS WALTON
Size
10.5 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
no front title pink & white wild roses on both flaps & back, thatched bee-hive left
QV RAFOLITH
no front title pink & white wild roses on both flaps & back, thatched bee-hive left
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold,
inside left:- sketch of roses
middle:- THE BRANCHES THAT DANCE IN THE BREEZE - THE MILLION WAVES OF THE SEA THE BIRDS THAT SING SWEET IN THE TREES: MAY ALL TAKE A GREETING FROM ME: AS SWEET AS THE WORLD IS TO THESE MAY THY LIFE, I PRAY, BE TO THEE
right:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR beneath sketch of wild roses

Artist
SUSIE SIMPSON
Author
E.N.
Size
7.5 x 11 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU in gilt on plaque coming through slot, framed by pale purple/pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
QV RAFOLITH
TO GREET YOU in gilt on plaque coming through slot, framed by pale purple/pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges, large perforation to accommodate plaque
iinside centre:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A VWERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS
-- FROM
same image but different front title come with different greetings inside

Size
8 x 11.3 cm..
Categories
WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR above pink embossed wild roses, perforations
QV RAFOLITH
WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR above pink embossed wild roses, perforations
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right:- JUST TO SAY I'M WISHING YOU ALL THAT'S BRIGHT AND GAY, JUST TO SAY I HOPE YOU'LL HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR'S DAY; BRIMFUL OF MIRTH AND PLEASURE BEYOND HOPE, ON FANCY'S MEASURE. FROM -- FROM

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9.5 x 13.7 cm.
Categories
WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS above silver roses on flap in shape of an envelope
QV RAFOLITH
WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS above silver roses on flap in shape of an envelope
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside centre:- IT'S GOOD TO BRE MERRY AT CHRISTMASTIDE WHILE MIRTH AND GOOD WISHES ABOUND, WHILE PEACE O'ER THE HEARTH FOLDS ITS WINGS SO WIDE, AND FACES ARE SMILING AROUND, MAY BLESSINGS ABOUT YOU SO CLOSELY THRONG, YOU NEEDS MUST BE MERRY THE WHOLE YEAR LONG!

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
14.8 x 6.8 cm.
Categories
WITH BEST WISHES in white, pink & white embossed wild roses below small rural inset, purple background
QV RAFOLITH
WITH BEST WISHES in white, pink & white embossed wild roses below small rural inset, purple background
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, gently scalloped edges
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- A HAPPY DAY THIS CHRISTMAS BE, A DAY OF BLYTHE FESTIVITY--SUNSHINE AND SKIES OF BLUE; AS TIME FLEETS BY MAY EVERY SPRING, AND EVERY LAUGHING SUMMER BRING SOME GRACIOUS GIFTS TO YOU.
used in 1897

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9.5 x 14.5 cm.
Categories
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt on plaque coming through slot, framed by pale purple/pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
QV RAFOLITH
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt on plaque coming through slot, framed by pale purple/pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges, large perforation to accommodate plaque
inside centre:- WARMEST GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
-- FROM
same image but different front title come with different greetings inside

Size
8 x 11.3 cm.
Categories
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
QV RAFOLITH
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU -- "SALUTATION AND GREETINGS TO YOU" -- FROM

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
13.8 x 8.3 cm.
Categories
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
QV RAFOLITH
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right:- A BRIGHT & HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU --"IN YOUR LIFE LET MY REMEMBRANCE LINGER"

Author
LONGFELLOW, SHAKESPEARE
Size
13.8 x 8.3 cm.
Categories
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
QV RAFOLITH
WITH EVERY GOOD WISH in gilt, pink & white embossed wild roses, two pink vertical ribbons
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped edges
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- "MAY ONLY GOLDEN THREADS BE WROUGHT IN LIFE'S WEB TO-DAY" -- FROM

Author
LONGFELLOW, SHAKESPEARE
Size
13.8 x 8.3 cm.
Categories