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Lot 50015

Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Estimate: 280 – 360 GBP
Auction date: Fri 7 Jun 2019 at 12:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: British Empire
Sold for GBP 900
Description:
1858 Exquisitely drawn pen & ink design, addressed to 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 “Little girl with her pet dogs”, from London addressed to Lady Bourke in Blackrock, franked 1d red tied by London numeral “22”, 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