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Creator:
Stevens, Thomas, 1828-1888.
Title(s):

To my daughter, may the morn of thy existence be unclouded, thy noontide of dazzling light : and thy eventide like the sun which only sets to rise again in renewed splendour.

Published/Created:
Coventry : T. Stevens, [approximately 1870]
Physical Description:
1 silk picture : color ; 17 x 5 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK9002.S8 T6 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Visual Materials
Notes:
A woven picture, machine-embroidered on silk. On black silk in gold, purple, green, and red.
The words "Coventry" and "T. Stevens" are embroidered on the reverse.
Godden, G.A. Stevengraphs and other Victorian silk pictures, 748
Stevengraph bookmark featuring several lines of verse above and below an illustration of a bundle of forget-me-nots, tied with red ribbon. On a black background, the bookmark was presumably used as part of mourning observance.
Subject Terms:
Bookmarks -- Specimens.
Death.
Grief.
Mourning customs -- Great Britain.
Silk pictures -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Stevengraphs.
Bookmarks.
Embroidery (visual works)
Memorials (Commemorative)
Textiles.
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