[A collection of Trade Cards in four Albums.]
Scrap albums. Sizes: 270 x 350mm (10½ x 13¾"). 255 x 360mm (10 x 14"). 295 x 445mm (11½ x 17½").
A fabulous collection of Trade cards in four albums 1840-1860's, Business cards, and invitations put together by Fanny van Beveren as titled on the cover board of one of her albums of over 1500 items including most trades, hotels, kitchen equipment, perfumes etc. A unique record of mainly Belgium industrial and shop industry. Includes in ink a listing of a journey from Colbenz on 21/7/1844 amd finishing 20/10/1844 in Bruxelles, via Germany, Sweden, Russia, Odessa, Constantimople, Greece, in quarantine, Ancona, Trieste, Verona then Germany and finally Bruxelles by Pierre van Derbon and Edward de Doncker. They travelled to the cities of Liege, Gand, Bruges, Louvain, Anvers, Brussels, Lille, Constantinople, Stockholm, Athens, Ems, Cologne, Bonn, Berlin, Amsterdam.
[Ref: 39564] £2,500.00