SET: VALENTINE career caricatures

Set Information edit

Set Comment

u/b, COPYRIGHT 1906 BY RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS CO LTD, same images and words unnumbered d/b series C, come VALENTINE GREETINGS front

First Use:07/02/1907
Sold As:set of 24 cards
Where Sold
United States of America, Canada

Cards in Set

Bookkeeper
7
Bookkeeper
Card Comment

verse: SENDING STATEMENTS OUT IN A HURRY MAKES THE BOOKKEEPER FRET AND FLURRY, FOR TO TALLY AMOUNTS WITH HIS LEDGER ACCOUNTS, IS A SOURCE OF CONTINUAL WORRY.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Conman
7
Conman
Card Comment

verse: THIS MAN IS A SOWER OF TARES HE'S FOREVER KNOCKING DOWN FARES, WHILE HIS PARTNER OUT FRONT IS PERFORMING THE STUNT OF KNOCKING DOWN FOLKS UNAWARES

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Dentist
7
Dentist
Card Comment

verse: WITH HAMMER, TONGS AND DREADFUL DRILL HE MAKES YOUR NERVES WITH TERROR THRILL; BUT WORST OF ALL, INDEED'LL APPALL, THE AMOUNT THAT'S CHARGED ON YOUR BILL.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$15.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Doctor
7
Doctor
Card Comment

verse: OUR PULSE HE FEELS, THEN SHAKES HIS HEAD, 'TIS WELL HE CALLED, OR YOU'D BE DEAD; SAYS HE, 'MY FRIEND, YOU'RE NEAR THE END, THE SUREST SIGN, YOUR TONGUE IS RED!'

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Dressmaker
7
Dressmaker
Card Comment

verse: WHEN THE DRESSMAKER COMES FOR A STAY, SHE IS GENERALLY PAID BY THE DAY; SHE'LL RUIN A SKIRT, 'FITS WELL' SHE'LL ASSERT-- GIVES EXCUSES GALORE FOR DELAY!

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Drug clerk
7
Drug clerk
Card Comment

verse: THE DRUG CLERK AFFECTS ALL THE AIRS THAT A REAL DRUGGIST GENERALLY WEARS; IT IS ONLY, OF COURSE, WHEN THE REST OF THE FORCE ARE AWAY OR AT DINNER UPSTAIRS.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Fireman
7
Fireman
Card Comment

verse: WITH AXE, BUCKET, LADDER AND HOSE, THRO' THE HOUSE LIKE A WHIRLWIND HE GOES; YOU WOULD THINK FROM THE DEEDS OF DESTRUCTION HE WIELDS, THAT HE WAS THE WORST OG YOUR FOES.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$12.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Governess
7
Governess
Card Comment

verse: THE GOVERNESS, CARRIES YOUR BOOKS, KEEPS YOU OUT OF ALL CRANNIES AND NOOKS; SHE HAS THOUSANDS OF EYES, OFT BEIEVES YOU TELL LIES,-IN FACT SHE'S A STRICT AS SHE LOOKS

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Head cook
7
Head cook
Card Comment

verse: SHE IS MONARCH OF ALL SHE SURVEYS, AND DECIDEDLY SET IN HER WAYS; SHE IS SOMETIMES QUITE CROSS, AND THE ONLY REAL 'BOSS' THAT IS LEFT IN THESE TROUBLESOME DAYS.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Horse jockey
7
Horse jockey
Card Comment

verse: THE JOCKEY'S AT EV'RY RACE COURSE, HIS MISSION'S TO SIT ON A HORSE. IF YOU'VE GOTTEN A 'TIP,' THE HORSE IS SURE TO SLIP, AND YOU END WITH A CASE OF REMORSE.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Lawyer
7
Lawyer
Card Comment

verse: THE LAWYER CAN PUT YOU IN JAIL OR HAVE YOU ADMITTED TO BAIL; IF YOU LET HIM BUT SEE THAT HE'LL GET A LARGE FEE, HE'LL HAVE YOU DISCHARGED WITHOUT FAIL.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Manicurist
7
Manicurist
Card Comment

verse: DON'T FALL INTO THE MANICURE SNARE, SHE'LL "NAIL" YOU AND "TRIM" YOU, TAKE CARE! CROSS OVER THE STREET, AND BEAT A RETREAT,--KEEP AWAY FROM THE DAMSEL SO FAIR!

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Milliner
7
Milliner
Card Comment

verse: I ADMIRE THE BOLD MILLINER'S GRIT, IT SAVORS OF TRUE IRISH WIT, AS SHE JUMBLES TOGETHER RAG, BUCKLE AND FEATHER, AND CHARGES 'TWENTY' FOR IT.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Policeman
7
Policeman
Card Comment

verse: THE POLICEMAN WILL ALWAYS RETREAT AND FOOT IT UP SOME OTHER STREET, WHENE'ER THERE'S A FIGHT HE'S RIGHT OUT OF SIGHT, AND NOT TO BE FOUND ON HIS BEAT.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$10.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Postal worker
7
Postal worker
Card Comment

verse: IT'S HER BUSINESS ALL MAIL TO ADDRESS, BUT SHE MIXES THINGS UP IN A MESS; THE LETTERS EACH DAY SHE SENDS FAR ASTRAY,--SHE'S TO BLAME, BUT WILL NEVER CONFESS.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Categories
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Secretary
7
Secretary
Card Comment

verse: EVERY LETTER SHE WRITES WITH A SMILE, AND SHE SIGHS AS SHE PUTS IT ON FILE; SHE'S NEVER ALERT, BUT THINKS SHE'S EXPERT, AND HER SPELLING'S PECULIAR IN STYLE.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Tailor
7
Tailor
Card Comment

verse: YOUR MEASURE HE CAREFULLY TAKES, THEN TELLS YOU THE CLOTHES THAT HE MAKES ARE ALWAYS 'JUST RIGHT,' AND FIT 'OUT OF SIGHT'--THAT'S ONE OF HIS USUAL 'BREAKS'!

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Teacher
7
Teacher
Card Comment

verse: THIS IS OUR PRIM-VISAGED, STRICT TEACHER, TO OVERLOOK WORK, WE BESEECH HER; SHE TRAVERSES THE SCHOOL, WHACKS OUR BACKS WITH HER RULE, BUT IS AS NICE AS MINCE PIE TO THE PREACHER.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Telephone operator
7
Telephone operator
Card Comment

verse: THE "HELLO" GIRL'S VOICE IS SO SWEET THAT YOU ASK HER TO KINDLY REPEAT; BUT PERCHANCE YOU MAY FIND, SHE'S LESS GRACIOUS OR KIND, IF YOU MET FACE TO FACE ON THE STREET.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Travelling salesman
7
Travelling salesman
Card Comment

verse: THE TRAVELLING MAN SMOKES GOOD CIGARS, AND SPINS GOOD YARNS WHILE ON THE CARS; HIS BILLS OF EXPENSE ARE SIMPLY IMMENCE, AND HIS CREDIT'S GOOD (AT ALL THE BARS!)

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Categories
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
UNDER A SPREADING BLACKSMITH TREE THE VILLAGE CHESTNUT STANDS
7
UNDER A SPREADING BLACKSMITH TREE THE VILLAGE CHESTNUT STANDS
Card Comment

verse: IN A MANNER THAT'S MOST EMPHATIC, SHE DECLAIMS WITH GESTURES ERRATIC (WHILE SCARCE A WORD) (IS EVER HEARD)--AND THINKS SHE'S PERFECTLY DRAMATIC.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
waiter
7
waiter
Card Comment

verse: IT IS REALLY QUITE HARD TO DECIDE WHETHER THIS MAN IS JEKYLL OR HYDE. IF YOU GIVE HIM A TIP THERE'S A SMILE ON HIS LIP, IF YOU DON'T--THE SMILE YOU ARE DENIED.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
Waitress
7
Waitress
Card Comment

verse: THE WAITRESS ASKS,' WHAT IS IT YOU WISH?' WHETHER SOUP OR MEAT, DESSERT OR FISH. SHE SPILLS THINGS GALORE, IN PACING THE FLOOR, AND OFTEN HER THUMB YOU'LL FIND IN THE DISH.

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Categories
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical
WHILE SHE DRESSES WITH STYLE AND WITH DASH ...
7
WHILE SHE DRESSES WITH STYLE AND WITH DASH ...
Card Comment

verse cont'd: OFT HER COLORS WITH ENERGY CLASH; SHE CHEWS TOULOU-GUM AND WHISTLES QUITE SOME,--OCCASIONALLY CALLING OUT 'CASH!

Artist
possibly G.W. Bonte (unsigned)
Estimate
$8.00 USD
Orientation
Vertical