This collection of five embossed Victorian Calling Cards each present with pink, red, or yellow roses and four of the five have the outstretched hand popular from that era. Two of the calling cards measure 3 1/4" x 1 3/4" and one of these offers an outstretched hand holding a seashell in a bouquet of roses with a pink lacy background, The other offers a message "Be Joy For ever near Thee." Another card offers a portrait of a romantic couple and says; "May hope thy pilot safely steer Thee through all dangers far and near." This card measures 3 1/2" x 1 3/4". The largest calling cards offers an outstretched hand, a wreath of pink roses and a centered sentiment: "Let not your silence break the chain that bids past joys revive again." The smallest calling card is 3" x 1 1/4" and simply says "Thy esteem I ever prize." All five of these lift to reveal printed names. Only one (the largest) appears to have come from a scrap book with glue residue noted on its back. All are in Good to Very Good Condition.
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