Armada 400

Woven by Charles Berisford

Reference Number:-  
obe212  
 

bookmark with title words, portrait of Sir Francis Drake and words of a saga
 

Words on bookmark:

 
 
 
 
 
 
Armada
400
 
 
400th Anniversary
of the
Spanish Armada
Plymouth Devon
England
1-28 July 1988
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{image of Sir Francis Drake statue,
with sailing ship in rear}
 
 
 
 
IN 1588, THE MIGHT OF SPAIN
WAS SENT AGAINST ENGLAND.
FIRES LIT UP ALONG THE
ENGLISH COAST TO WARN THAT
THE SPANISH ARMADA HAD
BEEN SIGHTED. IN PLYMOUTH,
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE CALMLY
FINISHED A GAME OF BOWLS
BEFORE EMBARKING TO DEFEAT,
AGAINST ALL ODDS, THE WORLD'S
MOST FEARSOME FLEET IN A
BATTLE WHICH REMAINS
AMONG HISTORY'S BEST
REMEMBERED.
 
 
{image of anchor}
 
 
Size of Silk:
cm long by cm wide
 
Comments:
This bookmark was issued within a stiff paper folder, the inside of which is shown in the image above. Below are images of the front and back covers, on which is printed BERISFORDS name, thereby confirming it was of their manufacture.
 
front cover of stiff card folder with bookmark in the inside
 
front cover of stiff card folder with bookmark in the inside
 
rear cover of stiff card folder with bookmark in the inside
 
rear cover of stiff card folder with bookmark in the inside
 
 

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