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Christmas Card - John Sands Ltd, Hyacinth Orchid at Anglesea by Prue Acton, 1992 Document Reg. No: SH 942687 7

Summary:
One of a set of eight Christmas and Greeting Cards manufactured by John Sands Ltd, 1992. The cards feature images of Australian Landscapes reproduced from paintings by Prue Acton. This card depicts a Hyacinth Orchid at Anglesea in Victoria. In 1881 John Sands Ltd, produced one of the first groups of commercial Christmas and New Year cards made in Australia.
Description:
Cardboard card with reproduction of a painting of Hyacinth Orchid at Anglesea. The image features a large twisted tree with a hyacinth orchid with pink flowers in the foreground.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 203 mm (Height), 117 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, paintings, landscapes, christmas cards, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: greeting cards
Inscriptions: Text: SEASONS GREETINGS/CHRISTMAS WISHES/MERRY CHRISTMAS.
Publisher: John Sands Ltd., Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1992
Artist: Ms Prue Acton, Australia, circa 1990
References: See Parent Record

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