"London & York" Royal Mail Coach
with Dick Turpin's Ride to York
|Woven on silk:-
Printed on card-mount:-
The "LONDON & YORK" Royal Mail Coach,
COMMENCED RUNNING IN THE YEAR 1706.
[image of st 416 silk]
From the "BLACK SWAN," HOLBORN, LONDON,
To the "BLACK SWAN," CONEY STREET, YORK.
DICK TURPIN'S RIDE TO YORK,
ON HIS BONNY BLACK BESS,
[image of st 152 silk]
| || |
WOVEN IN THE
Right onward she went till she staggered and dropped,
But her limbs only failed when her heart pulse had stopped;
May the steed that comes nigh her in courage and fire;
Carry rider more worthy to make her heart tire;
Though she saved him, and died to prove what she could do,
Yet her life was most precious by far of the two.
INVENTOR & MANUFACTURER,
COVENTRY & LONDON.
cm deep by cm wide
cm high by cm wide
Both Sprake and Godden note the existence of this double silk.
The two silks which comprise the double are:
The London & York Royal Mail Coach - st 416
Dick Turpin's ride to York, with 6 line poem - st 152
This page was created on 24 April 2012
new improved image added 11 January 2018 © Peter Daws
Web site address: www.stevengraph-silks.com