Visiting cards

   Posted by: cholmondeley   in Neo-Victoriana

According to Time Magazine Victorian visiting cards (once also known as “calling cards” before that came to mean a store for phone credits) are coming back into fashion.

These individualised cards, part of the complex social rituals of Polite Society, were once an indispensable component of daily life. They are still used to some extent the military, but had fallen into disuse along with the personal servants they relied upon. A revival of the visiting card as personal business card can only be welcomed.

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