Sir Winston Churchill

Woven by Brough, Nicholson & Hall Ltd.

Reference Number:-  
obn 436  

Sir Wiston Churchill
Words:

printed on card cover:-

THE RT. HON.
Sir Winston Churchill
K.G., O.M., C.H.
1874 - 1965

WOVEN IN SILK BY BROUGH, NICHOLSON & HALL. LEEK, STAFFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND. 1965
IN THEIR 150th YEAR

Size of Silk:

12.5 cm high by 9.0 cm wide

Comments:

by Godden:
Godden includes reference to this silk whilst discussing more modern silks.

Other comments:
As was customary with all Brough, Nicholson & Hall silk pictures, the actual silk is glued to the inside of a fold over stiff paper cover, with a window cut in the front through which the silk is seen framed.

There is no writing on the inside of this cover, although on the back is a synopsis of Churchill's life:-

 

 

 

reverse of Sir Winston Churchill

WINSTON LEONARD SPENCER CHURCHILL

Nov. 30th 1874
Born at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.
1895
Commissioned 4th Hussars.
1900
Prisoner of War in South Africa.
Elected M.P. for Oldham.
1905
Under Secretary for Colonies.
1906
"Life of Lord Randolph Churchill."
1908
President of Board of Trade.
Marriage to Miss Clementine Hozier.
Home Secretary.
1911
First Lord of the Admiralty.
1915
Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster.
Resigned to Command 6th Royal Scots Fusiliers
1917
Minister of Munitions.
1918
Secretary of War and Air Minister.
1921
Secretary of State for Colonies.
1922
Defeated for Parliament at Dundee.
"The World Crisis 1910-1918"
1924
Elected M.P. for Epping.
Chancellor of the Exchequer.
1929
Resigned Office.
"Marlborough." (4 volumes)
1939
First Lord of the Admiralty.
1940
Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, and
Minister of Defence.
"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears,
and sweat."
1945
"This is your victory."
Elected M.P. for Woodford.
Leader of the Opposition.
"History of the Second World War,"
1951
Prime Minister.
1954
Installed Knight of the Garter.
1955
Resigned as Prime Minister.
1964
Retired from House of Commons.
Jan. 24th 1965
Death and State Funeral.
"Let us brace ourselves to our duties, and so
bear ourselves, that if the British Empire and its
Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men
will say, ' This was their finest hour.' "

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