newsletter march 2022

New catalogue !

New Year Wishes

Nieuwe catalogus
Nieuwjaarswensen, kermisbrieven, paaswensen, etc.

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clich here to see the items directly on the website

click here to see the catalogue directly.

clich here to see the items directly on the website


Here is a short selection of the items added (full description shown when clicked on the photo): 
[Nieuwjaarswensch / New Year Wishes, 1816] C. van der Rotte. Hand colored wish card with Alexander the Great visiting Diogenes in the barrel, dated 1816.

Handcolored decorative print employed as a wish card. The card is addressed to the grandfather of miss C. van der Rotte (C. Jan de Rotte?). With the address and the date: Ouderkerk aan den Yssel den 1 Januarij 1816.

PR120886 / EUR 242

[Nieuwjaarswensch / New Years Wishes, 1790] Siebe Hendricksz. Decorative card with Nativity scenes, dated 1790, 1 p.

Rococo decorative print employed as a wish card; handcolored. At the bottom, the Annunciation (boodschap aan Maria) and the scene of the Nativity (geboorte van Christus, kerstmis) with two children peaking in from a window.

Nr. PR120883730 / EUR 242

[Kermis Brief / Fair Wish Card, 1790] Pieter Sijmons Olie. Hand colored wishcard with a village scene, ca. 1790, 1 p.

Handcolored decorative print employed as a wish card. The border decorated with acrobats (acrobaten) and masked (masker) characters. At the bottom a village fair with acrobats on a stage, and musicians. Kermis decor, Carnaval decor. Wishcard for Christmas to the uncle of Pieter Sijmons Olie. Signed, undated.
Nr. PR120877 / EUR 242

[Nieuwjaarswensch/New Year Wishes, 1815] Katrina Marregreta Jonge. Hand colored wishcard with skaters on ice, dated 1815, 1 p.

Handcolored Rococo decorative print employed as a wish card.The border decorated at the top corners with city views with skaters (schaatsers, iceskating); at the bottom skaters on ice.

Wishcard to the father and the mother of Katrina Marregreta Jonge, in 1815.

Nr. PR120869/ EUR 242

[Wenskaart / Wish Card, 1767] Hand colored blank decorative card with a sleigh, published ca. 1767, 1 p.

Handcolored blank Rococo decorative print to be employed as a wish card.

The border decorated with winter scenes at the top corners, a horse-led sleigh running on ice (arrenslee, slee op ijs).

Nr. PR120862 / EUR 242

[Kerst Wenskaart / Christmas Wish Card, 1830] L.A. Smit. Wish card for Christmas, dated 1830, 1 p.

Decorative print employed as a wish card. Decorative frame depicting two men at bottom, one on horse. On the background, Haarlem.

Handwritten message in calligraphy by L. A. Smit. The message is dedicated to her grandfather. Numbered on the top left: ‘N. 31.’

PR120902 / EUR 181,50

[Nieuwjaarswensch, Nieuwe jaars Brief / New Year Wishes 1780] N. Volene(?). Calligraphic wish card, ca. 1780, 1 p.

Handwritten, calligraphic wish card (New Year) from N. Volene? to the uncle and godfather.

At center a poem. In beautiful handwriting. Ca. 1780.

PR120918 / EUR 151,25

Arine wrote a short introduction to the new catalogue New year Wishes.
She gives a little inside on the background of these wishes, the calligraphy, the earliest references in literature, the technique, and the oldest wish cards known.

Please click here to read this introduction or go to the full catalogue for introduction and all the items.
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