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Inspired by the hares who play on the field behind the hermitage, doing that boxing, drumming thing, like Tai Chi on speed!  This guy is hand finished with a little gilt colouring,  as a tribute to his all-pervading sense of self-importance. One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim?  

100: Jugged Hare

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Apparently Edward, Prince of Wales, refused to eat frog’s legs until they were served up to him by Escoffier as “Thighs of the Dawn Nymphs”! One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim?  All scribed most civilly in fine copperplate.  A real treat , if you like that sort of thing! Standard size is great for a foodie sort of greeting. Presentation size is a real feast of everything gastronomical - highly to be recommended. Hand finished on a slightly creamy felted card (300gsm) evocative of those civilised copperplate days of yore. With a luxury white envelope (120gsm).  

101: Frog's Legs

This illustration is from the original Alice in Wonderland book — with added pinking & hand silvering to complement the text, & the lobster of course! One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim?  All scribed most civilly in fine copperplate.  A real treat , if you like that sort of thing! Standard size is great for a foodie sort of greeting. Presentation size is a real feast of everything gastronomical - highly to be recommended. Hand finished on a slightly creamy felted card (300gsm) evocative of those civilised copperplate days of yore. With a luxury white envelope (120gsm).  

102: Braised Lobster

One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim?  All scribed most civilly in fine copperplate.  A real treat , if you like that sort of thing! Standard size is great for a foodie sort of greeting. Presentation size is a real feast of everything gastronomical - highly to be recommended. Hand finished on a slightly creamy felted card (300gsm) evocative of those civilised copperplate days of yore. With a luxury white envelope (120gsm).  

103: Onions

From the words of Samuel Johnson, the card is scribed in the inside left, "And I make no doubt that it will serve equally in a fricasee or a ragout".  Okay, so you need to know your audience … young mums?  appreciative granddads?  or just someone who can enjoy a slightly surreptitious giggle. One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim? All scribed most civilly in fine copperplate.  A real treat , if you like that sort of thing! Standard size is great for a foodie sort of greeting. Presentation size is a real feast of everything gastronomical - highly to be recommended. Hand finished on a slightly creamy felted card (300gsm) evocative of those civilised copperplate days of yore. With a luxury white envelope (120gsm).  

104: Fricasee of Child

A slightly lascivious victim of the cook’s art here, with his hand-finished golden tusks & herbal finery. One from the Gourmet collection for the true gastronome!  With a slightly macabre sense of humour … is it food or is it victim?  All scribed most civilly in fine copperplate.  A real treat , if you like that sort of thing! Standard size is great for a foodie sort of greeting. Presentation size is a real feast of everything gastronomical - highly to be recommended. Hand finished on a slightly creamy felted card (300gsm) evocative of those civilised copperplate days of yore. With a luxury white envelope (120gsm).  

105: Boar's Head

The inside left of this card is illustrated with a split apple, and the scribed words, "O cut the sweet apple and share it". This teasing design reminiscent of those sensual days of romantic pleasure will appeal to anyone who has ever been there … & might even be handy in resolving a current dilemma! An unusual & passionate card to send at your own discretion. Perfect for valentines. Hand finished on a creamy white felted card (300gsm) evocative of those Keatsian days of high romance. With a luxury smooth white envelope (135gsm). Available in standard size – for a discrete invitation? or presentation size - for a more confident avowal of affections.

73: Apple

The inside left of this card is scribed with the words, "I lift my glass to my mouth.  I look at you and I sigh".  Fine wine and love.  What could be more romantic?

104: Fine Wine