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Lot 50011

Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Estimate: 280 – 360 GBP
Auction date: Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: British Empire
Sold for GBP 750
Description:
1858 Exquisitely drawn pen & ink design, addressed to the Lady Bourke, being one & the same person, as it seems, in London she used the Countess of Mayo title & in Ireland the Lady Bourke title. 1d pink stationery envelope depicting “Lady with fan leaving her boudoir”, from Kingstown, County Dublin to London addressed to Lady Bourke, 52 Eaton Square, London, cancelled by Kingstown spoon showing unusual date error “8158”, array of transit and arrival markings on reverse
803.050.020.022: The History of the Envelope. Illustrated Envelopes. In alphabetical order of addressee. The Countess of Mayo Correspondence