Christmas Card

Object number

LDVAL 2005.1.1

Date

exact 1943

Description

Christmas card to Alice Biebuyk from her Grandmother

Physical description

Small folded card showing a period street scene on the front in green, black and white. 7 houses are visible with smoke billowing from their chimneys, a church in the distance and 11 people scattered about.

Condition

Fair

Type

Christmas Card

Size

Whole - folded length: 125mm
width: 110mm
Whole - open length: 252.5mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Inscription

Signature Printed On front: REES
Inscription Printed Inside: I wish you joy upon your road; / I wish you strength to bear your load; / If rich or poor, may you have wealth / of happiness, and peace and health. / I wish a little home for you; / I wish you love, and friendship too; / A little church, where you can raise / A thankful prayer, a song of praise. / Rees
Inscription Written Inside: To / Tom & Alice / From Gran / Xmas 1943

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1608

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Gallery

Metadata
Start dateexact 1943
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeChristmas Card
Collection typeEphemera