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Lot 50017
Great Britain » Hand Illustrated and Printed Envelopes
Price realised
750 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. Envelope depicting “Countryside scene showing farmer and hay cart”, from England addressed to Lady Bourke, Hayes, Navan, franked 1d red tied by “689” oval numeral, array of transit and arrival markings on reverse including NAVAN straight line
803.050.020.022: The History of the Envelope. Illustrated Envelopes. In alphabetical order of addressee. The Countess of Mayo Correspondence