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Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards, sample book

circa 1875
 Collection
Identifier: 2013-225

Abstract

Henry A. Goffe (1846-1906) was a stationer and engraver who operated his business in Albany, New York in the 1880s. This item is a bound sample book of wedding invitations, envelopes, and visiting cards.

Dates

  • circa 1875

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 bound volume : 8 x 11 in. (closed) ; 31 leaves. Decorative hand-written title label on front cover. Some soiling of album leaves, very brittle. Original leather and cloth binding, both covers were detached and the spine gone. The spine has been repaired, both covers reattached.

Biographical Note

Henry A. Goffe (1846-1906) was a stationer and engraver who operated his business in the 1880s. His gallery was on 37 Maiden Lane in Albany, New York.

Scope and Content

This item is titled "Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards: Fine French, English and American Paper." The bound volume contains 104 samples of envelopes, note papers and cards (some color monogram printing) mounted on 31 leaves.

Location

Box 1, SS1-6.

Access Restrictions

This item is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards, sample book
Status:
Date:
2013
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
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