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Small embossed card printed in gold and silver

Thorp Green

Q This small embossed card, printed in green, gold and silver, depicts a fox looking up at a pheasant perched in an oak tree, to the left is a sign post for Thorp Green. The card resides in an album whose contents are dated from 1870s to 1880s. Can anyone explain the significance of this little card?

Scrapbooker

 

This regular feature invites answers by email to members’ questions on an item of ephemera.

 

Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life