S Hildesheimer & Co
Siegmund Hildesheimer & Co were originally based in Manchester, England and by 1881 were also working from London. Trade directory for 1883 lists them as “merchants and manufacturers of gilt mouldings; publishers of oleographs, chromos and Christmas cards”, with premises at 62 Dantzic Street and 63 Miller Street, Manchester as well as 14 & 15 Silk Street, London.
Began publishing Christmas cards in 1876 and continued into the 1890s.
Below is a rarely seen greeting card packet or envelope entitled Seedtime and Harvest containing four of the original six cards displaying rural scenes with scripture texts and illustrative verses or hymns.
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