Hands Across The Sea
RMS Caronia


 
   
Great Britain/Canadian {Merchant Navy flag}
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 112

Not recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard  

 
Great Britain/USA
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & behind hands) - normal printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 380

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{This is a Version A postcard, with the flag poles
terminating on the edge of the sleeve}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  
 
 
 
 
{This is a Version C postcard, with black coloured tassles
and flag poles, and the tassles touching the flags in
slightly different places and closer together below the hands}
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 

 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  

 
Great Britain/USA
(2 men's hands; tassel above each flag & behind hands)
 
Reference Number:   sh 552

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
{This is a Version A postcard, with the flag poles
terminating on the edge of the sleeve}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same Version A postcard, but with italic printing}
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same Version A postcard with italic printing
and additional wording}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
21,000 tons.   676 feet long.   72 feet 6 inches broad.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{The same Version A postcard with italic printing
and additional wording, and scalloped opening around silk}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
21,000 tons.   676 feet long.   72 feet 6 inches broad.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is a Version B postcard, with the flag poles
terminating part way along the sleeve}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is the same Version B postcard, but with italic printing}
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{The same Version B postcard with italic printing
and additional wording, and scalloped opening around silk}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
21,000 tons.   676 feet long.   72 feet 6 inches broad.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{This is a Version D postcard, with red coloured tassles
and blue flag poles, and the tassles touching the flags in
slightly different places and further apart below the hands}
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
 
 
WOVEN IN SILK
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
 
 
Hands Across the Sea postcard
 

 
USA/Ireland (Union Jack in upper left corner)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands) - italic printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 944

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
 
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
21,000 tons.   676 feet long.   72 feet 6 inches broad.
 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard
 

 
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
(man's & woman's hand; tassel only behind hands) - normal printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 1044

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 

 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  

 
USA/Ireland (harp only at left)
(2 men's hands; tassel only behind hands) - normal printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 1100

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  

 
USA/Italy
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & beyond each sleeve) - normal printing
 
Reference Number:   sh 1156

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
RMS CARONIA
 

 
 

 
USA/Sweden
(man's & woman's hand; tassel above each flag & beyond each sleeve)
 
Reference Number:   sh 1312

Recorded by John High in his
unpublished list.

 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  
 
 
 
 
 
{same postcard, but with italic printing}
 
 
 
 
 
Words:
Printed at bottom of card:-
WOVEN IN SILK
 
R.M.S. CARONIA.
 
Hands Across The Sea silk postcard  

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This page was created on 3 September 2004
and updated 20 February 2017. New image sh552 added 27 December 2017. New image of sh552, Version D, added 20 June 2019. sh112 added 18 September 2019. sh944 added 13 August 2021 © Peter Daws
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