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Esp/Zener Cards
Esp/Zener Cards
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Tarot Card 18 - La Lune (The Moon)
Tarot Card 18 - La Lune (The Moon)
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King of Hearts/Card
King of Hearts/Card
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First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley
First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley
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Six owl bellringers on a Christmas card
Six owl bellringers on a Christmas card
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Pin-up Girl playing card by Arthur Ferrier
Pin-up Girl playing card by Arthur Ferrier
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Cardini - Magician (Richard Valentine Pitchford)
Cardini - Magician (Richard Valentine Pitchford)
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Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers)
Tarot Card 6 - L'Amoureux (The Lover or Lovers)
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Alice in Wonderland, Alice at the croquet game
Alice in Wonderland, Alice at the croquet game
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Tarot Card 17 - Les Etoiles (The Stars)
Tarot Card 17 - Les Etoiles (The Stars)
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Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman
Kay Snap - Mr Bobby the Policeman
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Card Game - The Game of Suffragette
Card Game - The Game of Suffragette
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First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley Featured Print

First Christmas Card by Sir Henry Cole and John Horsley

Reputedly the first Christmas card, this was designed by Horsley in 1843, and a coloured version sent out by Sir Henry Cole in 1846.
Commissioned by Sir Henry Cole and illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London on 1 May 1843. The central picture shows three generations of a family raising a toast to the card's recipient: on either side are charity scenes including food and clothing being given to the poor. Allegedly the image of the family drinking wine together proved controversial, but the idea was shrewd: Cole had helped introduce the Penny Post three years earlier. Two batches totaling 2, 050 cards were printed and sold that year for a shilling each, and of those just a dozen are known to have survived.
We are offering reproduction prints of the original design. In 2001 an original version sold for a record 22, 500 pounds sterling at auction in Devizes, Wiltshire, England. After attracting bids from collectors in Britain and America, it eventually sold for the record-breaking price.
The auctioned card was especially sought after because it was sent by Sir Henry to his grandmother and aunt, and signed by the great Victorian.
John Callcott Horsley was an English painter, illustrator, and designer. Born in London on 29 January 1817, he was the grand-nephew of the English landscape painter Sir Augustus Callcott. His sister, Mary Elizabeth Horsley, was the wife of the famous British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Horsley studied painting at the Royal Academy where he met the painter Thomas Webster. His paintings were largely of historical subjects set in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, influenced by the Dutch masters Pieter de Hooch and Vermeer. From 1875 to 1897, Horsley was a rector and treasurer of the Royal Academy. Because he was strictly against nude models he earned the nickname "Clothes-Horsley".
Cole is credited with devising the concept of sending greeting cards at Christmas time

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card
Butterflies and flowers on a palette-shaped Christmas card
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Selection of tarot cards from traditional Marseille pack
Selection of tarot cards from traditional Marseille pack
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Tarot Card 22 - Le Fou (The Fool)
Tarot Card 22 - Le Fou (The Fool)
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Fletts Happy Families - Mr Marmalade
Fletts Happy Families - Mr Marmalade
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The House That Jack Built, by G. Grenville Manton
The House That Jack Built, by G. Grenville Manton
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German Playing Card Pack
German Playing Card Pack
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Dewars advertisement
Dewars advertisement
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Lenormand - Europa
Lenormand - Europa
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Ladies Playing Cards/C20
Ladies Playing Cards/C20
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Justice as depicted on a Tarot card
Justice as depicted on a Tarot card
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Christmas card, Rabbit and robin
Christmas card, Rabbit and robin
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Westminster Bridge and Parliament on a Christmas card
Westminster Bridge and Parliament on a Christmas card
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Dewars advertisement Featured Print

Dewars advertisement

Advertisement for Dewar's White Label whiskey showing four gentlemen smartly attired in evening wear enjoying a game of cards - and a glass of Dewar's.
1934

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

1930s, 1934, 30s, Ad, Advert, Advertisement, Advertisements, Advertising, Adverts, Alcohol, Bow, Cards, Chap, Chaps, Dinner, Drink, Drinking, Evening, Gambling, Game, Games, Gentlemen, Gents, Hobbies, Hobby, Jacket, Label, Leisure, Men, Play, Playing, Smart, Smoking, Socialising, Thirties, Tie, Tuxedo, Wear, Whiskey, Whisky, White

Harry Houdini, king of cards
Harry Houdini, king of cards
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Bridge Score Card
Bridge Score Card
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Tarot Card - As d'Epee (Ace of Swords)
Tarot Card - As d'Epee (Ace of Swords)
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Tarot Card 21 - Le Monde (The World)
Tarot Card 21 - Le Monde (The World)
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Tarot Card 9 - L'Ermite (The Hermit)
Tarot Card 9 - L'Ermite (The Hermit)
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Albert Schweitzer, theologian, organist and physician
Albert Schweitzer, theologian, organist and physician
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Happy Families/Mr Bones
Happy Families/Mr Bones
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Tarot Card 10 - La Roue de Fortune (The Wheel of Fortune)
Tarot Card 10 - La Roue de Fortune (The Wheel of Fortune)
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Death personified on a Tarot card
Death personified on a Tarot card
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Tarot Card Fool 17C
Tarot Card Fool 17C
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Happy Families/Mst Bones
Happy Families/Mst Bones
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Bridge Club Tournament
Bridge Club Tournament
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Albert Schweitzer, theologian, organist and physician Featured Print

Albert Schweitzer, theologian, organist and physician

Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), Franco-German (Alsatian) theologian, organist, philosopher and physician. Seen here sitting at a desk at the hospital he founded in Lambarene, French Equatorial Africa (now in Gabon, west central Africa)

© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library

1875, 1950s, 1965, Africa, African, Albert, Alsatian, Box, Cards, Central, Desk, Doctor, Equatorial, Founded, Franco, French, Gabon, German, Helmet, Historical, History, Hospital, Index, Interior, Lambarene, Medical, Off Ice, Organist, Philosopher, Philosophy, Physician, Pith, Schweitzer, Sitting, Theologian, Theology, West

Animal Welfare Card
Animal Welfare Card
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Soldiers Relaxing Ww1
Soldiers Relaxing Ww1
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Happy Families/Mr Pots
Happy Families/Mr Pots
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Tarot Card 12 - Le Pendu (The Hanged Man)
Tarot Card 12 - Le Pendu (The Hanged Man)
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Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)
Tarot Card 11 - La Force (Strength)
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Stagecoach and horses on an oval Christmas card
Stagecoach and horses on an oval Christmas card
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Two golden harps on a cutout greetings card
Two golden harps on a cutout greetings card
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Harp with yellow flowers on a cutout greetings card
Harp with yellow flowers on a cutout greetings card
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Watneys Happy Families - Mrs Reid
Watneys Happy Families - Mrs Reid
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Watneys Happy Families - Mr Reid
Watneys Happy Families - Mr Reid
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Family of pigs at play on a postcard
Family of pigs at play on a postcard
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Family of pigs in the snow on a Christmas postcard
Family of pigs in the snow on a Christmas postcard
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