American Artists in France and Italy Postcard Book
From the Collection of The Corcoran Gallery of Art
Art Forms in Nature Letter Writing Set
Each letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Beatrix Potter All-Occasion Cards
Eight cards (two each of four designs) by British artist Amanda White. Three cards depict Beatrix Potter's home, Hill Top, in various seasons. Other card shows Mrs. Heelis with her Herdwicks.
Bloomsbury Homes Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. This set of eight cards features two pivotal figures of the Bloomsbury Group, artist Vanessa Bell and her sister, the writer Virginia Woolf, at their respective homes in the English countryside.
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters. Made in England.
Card Catalog Notecards
Evoking memories of wooden card catalogs, this replica cardboard box includes 30 flat notecards and envelopes. The front of each card is a reproduction of an original from the Library of Congress and features a different classic work of literature.
Charles Addams “Brownstone Snowman” Holiday Cards
Cartoonist Charles Addams (American, 1912–1988), of Addams Family fame, was inspired by the quirks of his fellow New Yorkers and the singular nature of their city—itself one of Addams’s characters.
Charles Addams “Lurch Tree” Holiday Cards
Lurch as a Christmas tree surrounded by the family. Cartoonist Charles Addams (American, 1912–1988), of Addams Family fame, was inspired by the quirks of his fellow New Yorkers and the singular nature of their city—itself one of Addams’ characters.
Christina Rossetti Christmas Cards
love came down at christmas, love all lovely, love divine; love was born at christmas: star and angels gave the sign. -christina rossetti
Dark Forces Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"It is December and already dark forces are gathering." These holiday cards are sure to enchant both confirmed Baxterians and those in dire need of an introduction.
Edward Gorey Birthday Cake Cards
With a box of these notecards on hand, you’ll always be able to send a sweet birthday greeting. From the bow on the cook's apron to the smile on the clock, every detail comes together happily in this celebratory greeting card. Inside greeting: Happy Birthday!
Edward Gorey Holiday Card Assortment
‘Tis the season to be Gorey… This is Edward St. John Gorey at his festive best. Join him to sip the flaming punch, sample a cookie, dispose of the fruitcake, and decorate the fireplace. 20 assorted cards and envelopes.
Edward Gorey Sparkler Birthday Cards
Message on front of card: I hope that you are pleased to see this card that comes to you from me. Inside greeting: Happy Birthday!
Emily Dickinson Holiday Card
The Homestead was the home of Emily Dickinson. A keen gardener and nature lover, Emily’s fondness for taking solitary walks in the surrounding landscape prompted her father to present her with an enormous Newfoundland dog, Carlo, whom she fondly described as her “shaggy ally.”
FAF Desk Pad
Manufactured in Paris in a workshop built by Eiffel, a desk pad with everything one would expect of an item with such an estimable pedigree: a unique vintage look, solid construction, and high functionality.
Flowers Correspondence Set
It’s as fun to send this correspondence as it is to receive it. Decide which cards or writing paper, envelopes and stickers to use together to create an original combination—or mix and match with other plain stationery. The components can be mixed and matched in endless combinations.
The Pigeon is a beautifully crafted combination of letter and envelope. Simply: Write. Fold. Send. Featured on the BBC, the company that makes Pigeons is an enterprise that fervently advocates for a slower way of life, starting with old-fashioned letter writing. Six letters (two each of three designs).
Impressionism Correspondence Set
This set of forty writing sheets, eight greeting cards, twenty envelopes, and twenty-five stickers and labels are decorated with images from paintings by some of the masters of Impressionism: Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, and Edouard Manet. The paper is FSC sustainable, designed in the Netherlands and manufactured in Europe.
James Joyce Holiday Cards
“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” The quote on these holiday/all-occasion cards is from Joyce’s story “The Dead,” in Dubliners, and is printed in Ireland on acid-free stock, 100% recycled, FSC certified and carbon neutral.
Jane Austen All-Occasion Cards
Steventon Rectory was the Austen family home for the first twenty-five years of Jane Austen’s life. It was here she wrote the first drafts of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. Eight cards (two each of four designs) depict various places Jane lived.
Jane Austen Holiday Cards
The Hampshire village of Steventon is best known as the birthplace of the novelist Jane Austen. Jane and her sister Cassandra braving the inclement weather on the way to the church service, watched over by Christmas angels. Eight 5" x 7" cards.
Janet All-Occasion Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"Janet set aside an hour each day to work on her threatening letters." These all-occasion cards are Baxter at his most Baxterian: “A kind of mad cross between Magritte, S. J. Perelman, and Pulp Fiction.”—"The New York Times"
Liberty London Notecard Assortment
“Liberty is the chosen resort of the artistic shopper.” —Oscar Wilde This notecard set features eight of Liberty London's heritage floral prints, drawn from across the store’s vast archive of iconic designs. The archive is a national treasure, encompassing well over 45,000 designs and dating from the 1800s to the present day.
Natural History Letter Writing Set
This letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Natural History Writing Paper Pad and Envelopes
In the nineteenth century, illustrations of flora and fauna inspired viewers to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them. The verso side of these writing sheets feature a white admiral butterfly and honeysuckle, a charming assortment of snail shells, a fringed water lily (also called a yellow floating heart), and a fantastical seaweed.
Nature Study "Pigeons"
Inspired by origami, the Pigeon is a beautifully crafted combination of letter and envelope. Simply: Write. Fold. Send. Featured on the BBC, the company that makes Pigeons is an enterprise that fervently advocates for a slower way of life, starting with old-fashioned letter writing. Six letters, all different colors.
Nineteenth Amendment All-Occasion Cards
Eight notecards feature images honoring influential leaders and commemorating pivotal events of the suffragist movement (Ratification, Equal Pay Equal Work, Failure is Impossible, Women’s Suffrage Centennial, Susan B. Anthony Votes, Liberty, Men’s League, New World Order).
Pure Cotton Correspondence Pad and Envelopes
Most pure white paper is made using bleach and/or fluorescent whiteners, but Pure Cotton is made without the use of chemicals; with a soft wove finish and watermark. Pad of fifty sheets paper with soft wove finish and watermark and twenty-five tissue-lined envelopes. Made in Belgium.
Pure Cotton Note Card Presentation Box
Most pure white paper is made using bleach and/or fluorescent whiteners, but Pure Cotton is made without the use of chemicals; with a soft wove finish and watermark. Fifty cards and tissue-lined envelopes in a presentation box. Made in Belgium.
Quill and Inkwell Correspondence Cards
Eight engraved cards and envelopes of the highest quality with an exquisitely engraved quill and inkwell in metallic gold; lined envelopes; packaged in a charcoal gray or navy paper "pochette." Made in Belgium, this is Old World craftsmanship at its best.