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C & E Layton

Charles & Edwin Layton, bookseller, stationer, engraver and printer at 150 Fleet Street, London.

Produced attractively embossed early visiting-card type Christmas and New Year cards. The central motif being die-stamped in two or more colours, with the edge of the card coloured by hand.

Early Victorian Christmas Card by C&E Laytonl

Identification: “C & E Layton” embossed into body of card.


  • Christmas card published by Charles & Edwin Layton
  • circa 1860s
  • 57 x 95mm (2¼ x 3¾in)

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