New Zealand: Ca. 1880. Charming card with family crest and manuscript greeting above, pen and ink sketch in a gold border of a man on horseback crossing a river in a mountainous landscape and captioned, "Crossing NZ River, Going into deep water".
The family crest with 3 gold anchors and white band (charge) on a black field; the greeting, "Wishing you a jolly Xmas" penned in black ink, with the first letter done in brush. 4 1/4 x 7" Very good condition. Item #24689