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Lot 50013
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Price realised
460 GBP
Estimate
280 – 360 GBP
Auction date
Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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. Envelope depicting “Three children playing with paper boats in a water tub”, from London addressed to Lady Bourke, Hayes, Navan, Ireland, franked 1d red tied by London numeral “20”, 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