Old railway seals for letters dated about 1840

Made:
1835-1845

Collection of 30 railway seals for letters dated about 1840, mounted on cardboard along with two pictures depicting how the seals should be used. Presented by Miss E.C. Fawcett of Littlethorpe House, Ripon. The envelope seals consist of a series of cartoons ridiculing various railway expressions.

Details

Category:
Documents
Object Number:
2008-7436
Materials:
cardboard and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
seal: 15 mm x 17 mm
type:
seal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
British Transport Commission

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