Grant Family 1925 Christmas card

For When the One Great Scorer

Reference Number:- Godden Number:- Sprake Number:- Radley Number:-
gc 803-fcc not recorded No Postcards listed by Sprake not listed
 

front cover of this 1925 Grant Christmas card, with Grant name printed
inside pages of this 1925 Grant Christmas card, with motto on one leaf and silk on the other
Printed on card:-
 
With Every Good Wish
for a
Happy Christmas
and a
Bright and Prosperous
New Year
from
Alderman & Mrs W. H. Grant
 
 
 
 
Foleshill House.
Great Heath,
Coventry.
 
 
 
Xmas, 1925.
 
Printed on inside of card cover:-
 
 
 
 
WE live in deeds, not years;
       In thoughts, not breaths;
In feelings, not in figures on a
  -   -   dial:
We should count time by heart
  -   -   throbs;
He most lives who thinks most,
  -   -   feels the noblest, acts the
  -   -   best.
                                    - P. S. Bailey.

 
Woven on silk:-

For when the one
Great Scorer
comes to write
against your name

He writes not that
you won or lost
but how you
PLAYED the Game.

 

 
Size:
card (when closed):
cm wide by cm deep

silk:
cm wide by cm deep

Comments:
This 1925 Christmas card comprises a folded card, with the Christmas and New Year's greeting printed on the front cover. Alderman & Mrs Grant's name is also printed on the front cover.
Inside to card, there is a motto printed on the left hand leaf, with the silk glued to the right hand leaf. Inspirational words of FOR WHEN THE GREAT SCORER are woven onto the silk. The rear cover is plain.
There is also a second 1925 Grant Family Christmas card, titled Thinking {recorded as gc856-fcc}.

The card is from Alderman & Mrs W.H. Grant, the same address used on all their Christmas cards from 1921 until 1930.

 


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