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C1870s German Friendship Card w Hidden Message behind Victorian Scrap of Foppish Suitor

c1870. A 4 ½” x 3” printed lithograph card with embossed diecut border and gold embellishment. Captioned Aus Freundschaft at base. Applied 3 ½” scrap of foppish young boy in proper riding attire opening his purse and presenting a letter. The scrap of the boy lifts to reveal a message reading Mit rosigem Blick, Umstrahl; Dich das Glück which literally translated to ‘With a rosy view, shine around, you lucky’. Reverse is blank with scrapbook residue. Overall excellent.

Price: $40.00

Item #55315