Auld lang syne

(with music and words)

Reference Number:- Godden Number:- Sprake Number:- Radley Number:-
gc 738 912 No Postcards listed by Sprake listed
 

Title words, and words of verse, with music
Woven on Silk:-
 
 
 
 

Auld Lang Syne.

 
SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT, AND NEVER BROUGHT TO MIND
SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT, AND AULD LANG SYNE?

AND SURELY YE'LL BE YOUR PINT STOUP, AS SURE AS I'LL BE MINE
AND WE'LL TAK'A CUP O'KINDNESS YET, FOR AULD LANG SYNE.

WE TWA HAE RUN ABOOT THE BRAES, AND PU'D THE GOWANS FINE
BUT WE'VE WANDER'D MONY A WEARY FIT, SIN AULD LANG SYNE.

AND THERE'S A HAND MY TRUSTY FRIEN', AND GIE'S A HAND O' THINE
AND WE'LL TAK A RIGHT GUID WILLIE WAUGHT, FOR AULD LANG SYNE.

 
 
 

[image of music]

 
 
                          CHORUS
FOR AULD LANG SYNE, MY DEAR, FOR AULD LANG SYNE,
WE'LL TAK' A CUP OF O'KINDNESS YET, FOR AULD LANG SYNE.
 
 

[image of music]

 
 
 
Printed at bottom of card:-
 
 
 
WOVEN IN PURE SILK
 
MADE IN ENGLAND
   
 
 

 
Size:
card:
cm long by cm deep

silk:
cm long by cm deep

Comments:
This silk is recorded on the Grant price list and catalogue as number 101.

In this postcard, the words and music of the verse are together, with the words and music of the chorus below. This is the more typical design of this postcard.
Grant also made a variant [gc739 on this site], where the words of the verse and chorus are together, and all the music is below.

 

Other Designs
The image above shows one of Grant's variation of printed border.
Below are three more images. The first is the very earliest printed card design, the middle has a typical alternative border, and the one on the right has a typical UK border.

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This page was created on 22 May 2011
and the image of the earliest printed design was added 17 May 2015. Alternative and typical Grant printed border version replaced 24 February 2016. Novalty border image replaced with improved version on 29 May 2017 © Peter Daws
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