Metal, Ceramic, & Glass Collection: Gratz Family Tin Anniversary Invitations

Traditionally the 10th anniversary is the “tin anniversary” and in the 19th century, invitations to anniversary celebrations might actually be printed on metal. These tin invitations are for 10th anniversary “at-homes” for Mr. & Mrs. R. H. Gratz on January 15, 1861 and Mr. & Mrs. H. A. Stiles on January 24, 1871.

Publication or Manufacture Date 1871
Date Acquired by Rosenbach Brothers 04/02/2012
Gifted by Jane M. Hastings