Item Type: Birthday Card -
Full Description: One of the many variants of the “Three Kittens plus Anglo Concertina” card that appear from various countries, and are used for various events and for various greetings cards, in this section used as Birthday Greetings post cards. Both cats and concertina are particularly realistic, and the image and its variants were copied and adapted all over Europe. See also Items 3.2.2-008 to -015 for more general cards featuring these cats. This birthday variant has three kittens plus Anglo in colour on a silvered card, with ‘Happy Birthday’ embossed. Sent May 1905, labelled “Wildt & Kray EC Series 534” . Divided rear ‘Printed in Germany’. See also 188.8.131.52-002 & -003 , and 184.108.40.206-001
Source Catalogue No: The Concertina Museum: 220.127.116.11-016
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Created August 2009 by Neil Wayne
Last Modified 07 February 2012 by Neil Wayne, Chris Flint, Wes Williams
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