Grant Family 1927 Christmas card

For When the One Great Scorer

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front cover of this 1927 Grant Christmas card, with seasonal greetings and Alderman & Mrs W. H. Grant name
inside pages of this 1927 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, 1927.
 
Printed on inside of card cover:-
 
 
 
 
THE Mariner of old said to Neptune,
        in a great Tempest,
O God! Thou mayest save me if Thou wilt,
And if Thou wilt Thou mayest destroy me,
But whether or no,
    I will steer my rudder true.

Montaigne.           
 
 
 
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):
11.4cm wide by 15.9cm deep

silk:
8.6cm wide by 12.1cm deep

Comments:
This 1927 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 a silk attached to the right hand leaf, with a proper mount over the top. Inspirational words of FOR WHEN THE GREAT SCORER are woven onto the silk. The rear cover is plain.

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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