SET: Greeting, No Royal attribution, (Q.V. period), LONDON PARIS NEW YORK without Limited, Printed in Saxony, Christmas & New Year edit

Set Information edit

Set Comment

RTS easel and palette ARTISTIC SERIES TRADEMARK logo -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE LONDON STUDIOS AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY, COPYRIGHT, with or without ARTISTIC SERIES
dating note: Raphael Tuck & Sons became Limited (LTD) in 1895

Items in Set

A HAPPY CHRISTMAS in gilt
edit-QV&KED NRA Sax.
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS in gilt
Item Comment

oblong card with blue silk finish
opens to show left WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR below winter landscape and distant sea, right WITH THE SEASONS GREETINGS below snowy landscape with cottage

Size
11.5 x 8 cm.
Categories
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS wild roses around snowy watery rural scene, brown & white design front & back
edit-QV&KED NRA Sax.
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS wild roses around snowy watery rural scene, brown & white design front & back
Item Comment

square card with Religious messages on front and 4 flaps
front over title:- THE LORD BLESS THEE AND KEEP THEE.

Size
14.3 x 14.3 cm., oversize
Categories
A LITTLE NONSENSE NOW AND THEN IS RELISHED BY THE WISEST MEN, jester spread out on table, dark brown design.
edit-QV&KED NRA Sax.
A LITTLE NONSENSE NOW AND THEN IS RELISHED BY THE WISEST MEN, jester spread out on table, dark brown design.
Item Comment

oblong cover & sheet secured by wool, single folded
inside middle right:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS WITH THE BEST OF WISHES THAT THE NEW YEAR MAY BE BRIGHT AND HAPPY FROM

Size
9 x 12.3 cm.
Categories
ALL CHRISTMASTIDE MAY JOY ABIDE on pale green plaque surrounded by brown & pale yellow design, 4 circular insets of flying birds
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ALL CHRISTMASTIDE MAY JOY ABIDE on pale green plaque surrounded by brown & pale yellow design, 4 circular insets of flying birds
Item Comment

oblong card with brown & pale yellow back design
opens to show left A GLAD NEW YEAR below pink wild roses
verse on left flap:-EVER SO SOFTLY SOUNDING CHRISTMAS CHIMES WILL STEAL//SHEDDING AS RARE A GLOW!
verse on right flap:-HEART OF HEARTS THE LIGHTEST, RUBIES RICHER THAN WINE, ....
THE CHRISTMASTIDE BE THINE!

Artist
MB intertwined
Author
EDEN HOOPER
Size
14 x11 cm.
Categories
WITH BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES in gilt
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WITH BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES in gilt
Item Comment

oblong card with red silk finish
opens to show left A HAPPY NEW YEAR below violets & sea-scape, right CHRISTMAS GREETINGS below red flowers & sea-scape

Size
11.5 x 8 cm.
Categories
A HAPPY YULETIDE left, yellow primroses right
RAF-QV&KED NRA Sax.
A HAPPY YULETIDE left, yellow primroses right
Item Comment

die cut single sheet once folded with smaller perforated embossed front flap, 3 serrated edges
inside right:-BE YOURS THE HEART-PLEASURE THAT COME WITH TO-DAY, AND JOY'S FULLEST MEASURE BOTH NOW AND FOR AYE.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9.5 x 7.6 cm.
Categories