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Lot 50016
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Price realised
480 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 Countess of Mayo, 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 lighting an oil lamp”, from Bagnalstown, County Carlow to London addressed to Countess of Mayo, 52 Eaton Square, London, cancelled by diamond numeral “25” of Bagnalstown, 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