vintage garden card set

Out of stock

 authentic european early 1900s ephemera. 
charming tree/garden ephemera originally known as tobacco cards.

a little background:
as early as the 1870s tobacco companies placed illustrations in the packages to stiffen up the packaging.
 
the subjects of these cards varied wildly from 'uses of a lemon' to exercise instruction to celebrities and just about every subject in between. 

just lovely for anyone who enjoys the charm of flowers, vintage, nature or old papers.
some uses for these cards:
darling slipped into snail mail, a card or letter
perfect in journaling 
smash books
altered art
card making
tags
scrapbooking
get creative have fun!

set contains:
total of 5 cards shown in photo.
card size: aprox 3.5cmx6.7cm or 1.38in×2.58in
 
some cards may have glue residue on the backs, worn edges, dog eared corners, imperfections, reasonable wear and tear. 
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*shop notes*
i've spent a lifetime finding joy in details. your purchase is no exception.

each purchase comes thoughtfully wrapped.
if you would like something shipped directly to a gift recipient i'm happy to include a special note at no extra charge.
let me know what you would like the note to say prior to shipping.

this shop specializes in paper, ephemera, one of a kind art, handmade pieces, vintage.
we embrace imperfections, reasonable wear+tear and find wobbly bits charming.
that being said, great care is taken to see to the quality of your purchase.
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