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What a surprise to sell this card. I’d forgotten it even existed! I created it in 2010 by cobbling together some vintage adverts from my Play Pictorial collection.

Antique Ads Binder
Antique Ads Binder by FirstNightDesign

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Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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London Theatre Land — Late 19th Century-Early 20th Century

A little trip back in time when going to the theatre or opera was a grand occasion, manners mattered and programmes were beautiful mementoes to be kept and treasured, a time when advertisements pleased the eye in ways they no longer do.

The Gondoliers Postcard
The Gondoliers Postcard by FirstNightDesign

Royal English Opera's Ivanhoe Greeting Card
Royal English Opera’s Ivanhoe Greeting Card by FirstNightDesign

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Schweppes Table Waters Postcard Postcard
Schweppes Table Waters Postcard

These gorgeous advertisements, which have recently sold as postcards, come from my collection of theatre programmes for late nineteenth century D’Oyly Carte productions at the Savoy Theatre in London, including The Yeoman of the Guard and The Gondoliers.

In other news, my internet connection is still appalling. I suspect it’s because I have used up the allowed bandwidth for the month (I connect via a USB stick) as a result of the endless downloading and installing necessary for this new MacBook. It makes visiting, liking and commenting on your blogs almost impossible, which is exceedingly frustrating. Please know that I am there in spirit!

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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