S.S. Lake Manitoba

Reference Number:- Godden Number:- Sprake Number:- Radley Number:-
gc 414 not recorded No Postcards listed by Sprake Not recorded
 

Colour image of ship
 

 
Words:
Woven on Silk:-

[image of ship, with four masts,
a yellow funnel and flags on the top of each mast]

Printed at bottom of card:-
 
 
WOVEN IN PURE SILK
 
 
 
S.S. LAKE MANITOBA
 
 
Size:
card:
cm long by cm deep

silk:
cm long by cm deep

Comments:

Grant postcards usually have printed card designs, although it is now believed they also made two variety of embossed ship and Hands Across The Sea postcards.

The essential feature of the embossing on the silk above is the four anchor designs in each corner, and the additional rectangular pressing round the whole central design.

From the recorded silk R.M.S. Caronia {gc408 on this site} which has the Grant name printed on the card, we know that embossed silks with an anchor design in each corner, as the image above, were made by Grant.


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