New Cards

Two new cards for July 2012 and a new colourway for C166 – Collective Nouns for Animals. The Collective Nouns are from ‘The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England’ by Joseph Strutt which was first published in 1801, ‘ The Oxford English Dictionary’ and ‘A Crash of Rhinoceroses’ by Rex Collings

These cards appeal to the quiz buffs and our feedback suggests that many end up at pub quizzes.

Collective Nouns for Animals

 

C236  – The Harvest Home’ is from ‘ The Third Tour of Dr Syntax in Search of a Wife ’ by Thomas Rowlandson 1756 – 1827 published by Ackermann in 1821. Dr Syntax sits round on the reverse of the card but what a happy harvest scene.

The Harvest Home

 

C237 – British Butterflies And Their Transformations’ by  H. Humphreys and was published in London in 1841. It is a hand coloured lithograph and shows all the stages of a butterfly’s life. The one on the right is a Red Admiral and the one on the left is a Painted Lady.

'Butterflies and Their Transformations'

As soon as the sun comes out butterflies will be flying!

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