The ephemera dates from the 18th century, occasionally earlier, to the modern. The Society was founded in 1975 by Maurice Rickards and now numbers among its members a bus driver who collects bus tickets and an academic who collects rare documents.
Ephemera’s lasting charms
THE Ephemera Society holds its Summer Special Fair at Le Meridien Russell Hotel, Russell Square in London’s Bloomsbury on Sunday June 13. Expect more than 100 tables covered with greetings cards, newspapers, magazines, autographs, playbills, menus and all manner of paper collectables.