Postcards, business cards, ribbons, literary excerpts, and eventually. Were all preserved on the pages of these memory books. In response to the scrap booking trend, 19th-century bookmakers designed blank albums with elaborate, tooled-leather covers, gilt paper edgings, and engraved clasps. The earliest materials explicitly produced as die-cut scrap for decorating homemade albums were black-and-white, hand-colored etchings.
As lithography processes improved, bright colors, textured embossing, and glossy finishes were employed to enhance the printed imagery. Had become the leaders in such scrap production. Successful companies like Currier & Ives and Raphael Tuck & Sons created beautiful scrap pieces alongside smaller brands like Allen & Ginter and Littauer & Boysen. But the German die cuts are considered the best because of the details of their tooling process. Measures 9-1/2" W x 6-5/8" H.
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The item "Vintage Victorian Antique Christmas Die-Cut with Two Santa's, Trees & Toys" is in sale since Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Figures\Santa".
The seller is "bungalowblondie2" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.