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Woven on Silk:-
Printed at top of card:-
'THE LABOURER'S FRIEND'
Printed at bottom of card:-
W. H. GRANT MANUFACTURES, FOLESHILL, COVENTRY.
WOVEN IN PURE SILK
Mr. Joseph Arch, M.P.
15.6cm deep by 11.4cm wide
by Geoffrey Godden:
Joseph Arch was born on 10 November 1826. The self-educated son of a labourer, he founded the National Agricultural Union in 1872, and was Member of Parliament for North West Norfolk during the following periods - 1885-6, 1892, 1895-1900. He died in 1919. A brief outline of Joseph Arch's career is printed on the special Grant label affixed to the back of the silk portrait.