Many Happy Returns of the Day

(country scene)
The Return Of Thy Birthday . .

Woven by E. Bollans & Co.

Reference Number:-   Bollans catalogue number:-  
obo 472   60  

 
Bookmark with title words, rural country scene of hills, cottage and people, and words of verse
The image of this silk
bookmark kindly donated by
Georg Hartong, The Netherlands

Words:

MANY HAPPY
RETURNS
OF THE DAY

 
 
 
 
 
 

image of rural country scene of hills,
cottage and people

 
 
 
 
 

 THE RETURN OF THY BIRTHDAY
 IS WELCOME TO ME,
 I HAIL IT WITH GREATEST
 DELIGHT,
 ACCEPT NOW MY WISH THAT
 IT EVER MAY BE,
 FULL OF HAPPINESS JOYOUS
 AND BRIGHT.
 SOFTLY I GREET THE RETURN
 OF THIS DAY,
 I FEEL THAT THY HEART
 WILL APPROVE,
 THE AFFECTION I VENTURE AND
 THANKFULLY PAY,
 MY MEMENTO DICTATED
 BY LOVE.

 
Not recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Size of Silk:

21.7cm long by 5.5cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
 
Comments:
Signed: "E. BOLLANS & Co. LEAMINGTON." on back at top turnover
 
Bollans name woven on the top turn-over of this bookmark
Bollans name woven on the top turn-over of this bookmark  

This bookmark is identical to Welch & Lenton - recorded as owe472

 

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