Louis Wain Large Persian Cat Illustration Christmas Card 1917
A vintage Louis Wain cat 1917 Christmas card with an illustration of a Persian cat is for sale. This very large and rare vintage Louis Wain cat Christmas card dates from the First World War and has great content.
The front of the vintage Louis Wain cat Christmas card features a large colour Louis Wain Persian cat that has the title Brown Tabby Persian beneath the Louis Wain illustration. This vintage Louis Wain cat Christmas card is complete with the original brown cord to the side.
The inside of this rare and collectable vintage Louis Wain Christmas card has the extract of Robert Burns Auld Lang Syne verse printed which reads:
“Should auld Acquaintance be
Forgot, & days o’ lang syne?
The message to the inside of the Louis Wain greetings card reads:
“From Daddy to Nobby Somewhere in France 13 12/17.”
It must be noted that when soldiers are on active service they are not permitted for security reasons to divulge their whereabouts.
This is an incredibly poignant and moving (and possibly) last message from a loving Father on active service to his Son. This vintage Louis Wain cat Christmas card measures 3.75 x 5.50 inches (approx.) and is in Very Good condition with slight edge wear and light marks to the plain back.