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The 19th Century Escort Cards with Pick-Up Lines you definitely haven’t heard before Poems, Vintage, Humour, Romance, Pleasure, Acquaintance, Flirting, Calling Cards, Book Cover

Without Facebook, online dating sites and lest we dare mention applications like Tinder, in the 19th century, single boys and girls had to be a little more inventive with their dating game. And thus, the American ‘escort card’ or ‘invitation card’ was introduced. It wasn’t exactly used in high society but this handy acquaintance card was…

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These fantastic introduction cards were used in the United States during the 1870s and 1880s. According to Alan Mays, who collects them, they were “used by the less formal male in approaches to the less formal female.” We think of nineteenth-century courtship as being impossibly straight-laced and buttoned-down, and certainly a printed card inquiring for permission to accompany a young miss to her door is consistent with that, but the eager men found plenty of ways to work clever jokes and in Invitations, Reading, Vintage, Escort Cards, Light Of My Life, 19th Century, We Heart It, Invitation Cards, Calling Cards

These fantastic introduction cards were used in the United States during the 1870s and 1880s. According to Alan Mays, who collects them, they were “used by the less formal male in approaches to the less formal female.” We think of nineteenth-century courtship as being impossibly straight-laced and buttoned-down, and certainly a printed card inquiring for permission to accompany a young miss to her door is consistent with that, but the eager men found plenty of ways to work clever jokes and…

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Liliana Lukacs
13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. CCXLII) Paris, History, Calisthenics, Tedx, Great Shots, Fun With Statues, Miss Moss, Day Lewis

In celebration of the release of MessyNessyChic’s first book, “Don’t be a Tourist in Paris“, I’m dedicating today’s 13 Things to the city that inspired it all. 1. A French beekeeper makes Honey wine in the Paris catacombs Mead, sometimes known as honey wine, is a mix of water and honey that, like wine, must be…

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Roberto Miller
Victorian Acquaintance card: "Let's Get Acquainted for Fun and Results" Steampunk, Humour, Junk Journal, Jane Austen, Colonial, Antiques, Vintage, History, Ephemera

Definition from the Encyclopedia of Ephemera (Routledge, 2000), p 4: "A novelty variant of the American calling card of the 1870s and 1880s, the acquaintance card was used by the less formal male in approaches to the less formal female. Given also as an 'escort card' or 'invitation card,' the device commonly carried a brief message and a simple illustration.... Flirtatious and fun, the acquaintance card brought levity to what otherwise might have seemed a more formal proposal. A common means…

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Sue Sue