Don’t Take Fright When You See Smoke

19th Century “Acquaintance Cards”

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Special “etiquette” cards for dating a girl with requests to allow walk her home, maybe from church to ‘poke’…Poke was a to-do word even then.

 

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A folded top left corner meant the visitor had come in person; this corner unfolded meant a servant was sent.

A folded bottom left corner signified a farewell.

Thank god the aim was always to…

 

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