Mothers Day Card

Object number

LDVAL 2005.1.2

Description

Mothers day card to Alice Biebuyk from her daughters, Ann and Maureen, and her husband.

Physical description

Horizontally folded purple card. A small oval window is cut in middle of cover, through which is seen an embroidered blue bird on gold leaves. The window, and lower edge of card are decorated with a mass of purple and white flowers.

Condition

Fair

Type

Mothers Day Card

Size

Whole - folded length: 167mm
width: 130mm
Window length: 44mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Inscription

Inscription Printed inside: Mother, I don't tell you / Half as often as I should / Just how dear you are to me, / How wonderful and good, / But surely you must understand / And know at least a part / Of all the loving thoughts of you / I keep within my heart.
Inscription Written Back: To Mum with all / our love from / Ann and Maureen & Dad.
Makers Mark Printed On back: Hallmark / Cards / GREAT BRITAIN / LTD.

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1608/2

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMothers Day Card
Collection typeEphemera