The Chester Beatty collection has a vast array of printed works. Printmaking is the process by which an image or text can be reproduced multiple times from a single source, traditionally carved wood or metal.
These seasonal greeting cards feature prints of winter scenes, from France and Japan. They are secular.
Each pack contains 10 notecards and envelopes, 2 each of 5 designs. Cards bear a “Season’s Greetings” message in both English and Irish. Card size 17 x 12 cm.
- Dimensions: Pack 19 x 13.7 x 1.3 cm, card 17 x 12 cm
- Weight: 226g
- Image details: Atagoshita and Yabu lane, CBL J 2691. Snow in the precincts of Tenman shrine in Kameido, CBL J 2701. Gion shrine in snow, CBL J 2699. Riverbank at Sukiya in Edo, CBL J 2709. St Moritz, CBL WEp 0843
- Material: Card, paper envelope and card wallet (pack)