This is an interesting advertising application of the magic square. As it says on the label: Each row, each column and each diagonal adds up to 60, the average contents of each box. Made in Sweden.
This print and glowing article appeared in ‘The Illustrated London News’ on 9 February 1856 on pages 157 and 158.
The brochure advertises La Follette, (the man of many faces) and his Unbelievables in a variety of shows for 1940. This includes Spook Parties and special Kid Shows.
In Great Britain it was necessary for dramatic plays to obtain approval from The Lord Chamberlain’s Office before they could be staged. This document dated 29 August 1905 grants permission for ‘Will, the Witch and the Watchman’, a dramatic sketch in one act, to be presented at St. George’s Hall, London. No changes to the submitted script were requested. J.N. Maskelyne had not long moved from the Egyptian Hall to St. George’s Hall. It may be that changes had been made to the script, so that it required new approval, or perhaps the change of venue from the Egyptian Hall made reapproval necessary.
The novelty is that this single sheet of paper has been slit in such a way as to allow it to be folded into the booklet of 8 pages. It was produced for an Art Trail exhibition at Conway Hall, London 4 November 2014 – 28 February 2015. The exhibition was mounted as part of the South London Women Artists Collaborative residency at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square.
This novel folding greetings card was sent to John and Anne Davenport as a Christmas 2013 and New Year card. Dany is a magician and very knowledgeable on many topics including paper engineering and pop-up cards.
The novelty of this card is the simple way that the folding of the edges of the card creates a 3D design with a distinct Art Deco theme. The back of the card simply says: ‘Handmade by Jenny’.
This is a fascinating collection of replicas which would be of interest to anyone keen on Victorian entertainment. Produced and designed by the Memorabilia Pack Co, Edinburgh.
Printed in Germany, one has the initials L & B for the company Littauer & Boysen which was based in Berlin. It was a high quality printers and was in business until 1936.
This is a block calendar with one page for each day.