Complete Set of Sixteen Hand-Made Rebus Cards with Manuscript Key. HAND-MADE REBUS.
Complete Set of Sixteen Hand-Made Rebus Cards with Manuscript Key
Complete Set of Sixteen Hand-Made Rebus Cards with Manuscript Key

Complete Set of Sixteen Hand-Made Rebus Cards with Manuscript Key

N.p. ca. 1910. Sixteen numbered and collaged rebus cards (13x10.5cm.), the creator employing magazine cut-outs, original illustrations, and ephemera to portray sixteen different flowers. Some minor toning, the final collage slightly chipped, else Very Good or better; the original manuscript key toned and slightly worn from handling. Date of collection based on rebus card 15, which employs a Macy's advertisement dated Christmas, 1909-1910; while rebus no. 10, "Sweet William," features an ad for Domino sugar and a photographic portrait of then-President William Taft. Item #1260

Vernacular set of floral-themed rebus picture puzzles, from hollyhocks (a crude cut-out of holly and an advertisement for Hawkes Cut Glass); to carnations (a picture of a roadster and color cut-outs from a map of Europe); to dandelions (a dandy and two lions).

Price: $550.00

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