listed in the RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS' LTD. CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR catalogue 1904 / 1905 on page 144 and titled as A PLEASURE SAIL, described as being YOUNG FOLKS CRUISING IN YACHTS. twelve designs per box. they have paper hinges which when moved allow the boat to stand up on reverse they are marked ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES NO 225. PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA. RAPHAEL TUCK& SONS LTD. LONDON, PARIS, NEW-YORK. DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA. come with adverts, Christmas greetings, with and without the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES NO 225.
not marked as being part of the ROYAL ART NOVELTY SERIES and has no number but is the same image, three young boys in blue sailor suits sit at the back of the boat with an older man in naval attire holding the sail rope, the black boy has been removed, WITH BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES. MAY THE JOYS THAT GRACE YOUR CHRISTMAS BE AS BRIGHT AND GLOWING AS A SUMMER SEA.
7 x 5 1/2 in.