These 19th Century Pickup Line Calling Cards Are Fantastic

James L. Gallas, kissing rogue.
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Back in the 1870s and 1880s, young men would keep a few of these cards in their back pocket and hand to women they found attractive. In a world without OK Cupid, Tinder, or social courtesy, apparently this is how matches were made. Alan Mays has an amazing private collection of these and we just had to share a few of the best ones. Hat tip to Dangerous Minds for the find.

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