Cases for visiting cards

Rectangular enamel box.

1840-1880

When you visited someone and found they were out, you always left your card to show you had called. The far left and right examples are made of mother-of-pearl. The case in the middle is of tortoiseshell inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

Given by the Misses JF and GM Clayton
Given by Miss D Weightman and Mrs Woodhead