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Card album entitled "Album des célébrités contemporaines publié par Lefèvre-Utile, Nantes"

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1721
Identifier: Coll-2042
Content Description This is an artfully decorated album issued by the French biscuit manufacturer LU (formerly known as Lefèvre-Utile), entitled "Album des célébrités contemporaines publié par Lefèvre-Utile, Nantes". It contains forty-eight chromolithographed cards featuring famous figures from the arts; each card, embossed with silver or gold, bore a black-and-white photograph portrait of the celebrity along with a relevant colour image and a quotation from the celebrity themselves in praise of LU biscuits. There...
Dates: c 1901

Collection of Victorian printed ephemera

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1982
Content Description Collection of 32 Victorian printed ephemera, in colour: greeting cards, birthday cards, New Year and Christmas cards, religious cards with short prayers, a Valentine card, and two advertisements for Heinz and Ivelcon. Some cards are annotated in the back by the people who sent or received them.
Dates: 19th - early 20th century

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