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Christmas Card - From Arthur, Betty & Keith, To Greet You, circa 1950s Reg. No: SH 922311
- Christmas Card made by Valentine's Cards circa 1950s. It features a horse drawn carriage in the snow. It one of a series of cards collected by Mrs. Peg Harris who lived at Tollerton, Templeton Street, Avoca. The card is from Arthur, Betty and Keith it is not addressed to anyone specifically.
Margaret 'Peg' Preston Harris (nee Brereton) grew up at 'Tollerton' with her mother Sara Brereton (nee Preston) and father William Brereton, along with her sister Nellie (who died young) and five step brothers and sisters, Grace, William, Gordon, Charles, Lillian and Florence (from William's first marriage). Margaret remained in the house when she married William Harris. The couple had two sons Terence and John. The cards feature many of Margaret's immediate and extended family.
- Piece of thin white card and piece of white paper fastened with red ribbon and folded in half to give four pages. On front is an embossed illustration in brown, yellow and blue of a snow scene depicting travellers on a coach drawn by four horses.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Lester & Helen Harris, 1992
|Dimensions:||12.20 cm (Height), 15.30 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||celebrations, rituals, correspondence, cards, christmas, christmas cards|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CELEBRATIONS & TRADITIONS|
|Inscriptions:||Printed, front: To Greet You.
Printed, inside: May Christmas bring you happy times...[extensive text]/ With all kind thoughts/for Christmas/and the/COMING YEAR/ Wishing you all a very/Merry Xmas from Arthur/Betty and Keith.
Printed, back: Valentine's/CLOTH of GOLD/CHRISTMAS/CARDS/MADE IN GT. BRITAIN.
|Addressed To:||Mrs Peg Harris, Avoca, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s
Card is not addressed to anyone specifically
From Arthur, Betty & Keith
|Manufacturer:||Valentine's Cards, Great Britain, circa 1950s|