TO MY FRIEND

Sweet and peaceful . .

Woven by Welch & Lenton

Reference Number:-  
owe 664  

Same bookmark with black background
The image of this silk
bookmark kindly donated by
Steve White, Great Britain
 
Same bookmark with red background
The image of this silk
bookmark kindly donated by
Georg Hartong, The Netherlands
 
Bookmark with title words, image of flowers around a cross and words of verse
The image of this silk
bookmark kindly donated by
Georg Hartong, The Netherlands
 

Words:

 
 
TO MY FRIEND  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

image of cross
covered with flowers

 
 
 
 
Sweet and peace-
-ful be thy life,

Serene as eve of
summers day,

Untainted by the
worlds rude strife

Calmly glide along
the way,

That leads to Ever -
- lasting life,

And ends in one
Eternal day.

 


Additional images of same bookmarks with different coloured background:
 
Same bookmark with blue background  Same bookmark with white background
Recorded by John High in his unpublished list
Size of Silk:

21.6cm long by 5.6cm wide

Alternative back-ground colours:
Blue
Red
Black
Purple
White
 
Comments:
Signed: "WELCH & LENTON. COVENTRY" on reverse top turnover.

reverse top turn-over of this bookmark
image of reverse top turn over of this bookmark

There is also a woven Diamond Registration mark, dated to 22 December 1870,
although this design was actually registered by Bollans, not Welch & Lenton
Diamond Registration mark woven on the reverse pointed end of this bookmark
 
 
 
 
DAY:
22
   
BUNDLE:
5
 
YEAR:
O
{1870}
 
 
MONTH:
A
{December}
 
 
 
 
   

This bookmark is identical to Bollans - recorded as obo664

 

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