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English Fern wood card case circa 1870. These were souvenirs from the Isle of Arron. Craftsmen used pressed ferns and stenciled around them with a darker brown on light sycamore wood. When dried the ferns were removed. Judith Walker's Collection

Fern stencilled painted furniture

This is an English brass and wood Revolving Book Caddy for a desk. The inkwell in the picture is my smallest hinged top in vaseline glass also called uranium glass. It will glow a bright green under black light. Judith Walker's Collection

Souvenir Tortoiseshell Card Case from the Crystal Palace Exhibition, England, c. 1851

Stamp Holders and small souvenir book shaped albums with accordion style photos of a city. A couple book shaped holders are small picture frames. Judith Walker's Collection

American Sterling Silver Aesthetic Calling Card Case with die-rolled gilt floral and scroll bands on the top and the bottom of the case made by Wood & Hughes., c.1882

Barrel Shaped Pounce Pots or Sanders. The dark brown barrel in the back looks like wood but on the bottom it reads "Novelty Rubber Co. Goodyear Patent May 6, 1851." This was the year that Goodyear invented Vulcanized Rubber that would not melt in heat._Judith Walker's Collection

Pine secretary desk with carved, painted, gilded and varnished linden wood, decorated with colored decoupage prints, and a pane of mirror glass on each door [Italian], c. 1730–35