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Christmas card of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Adams Cram, 1909

EP001.05.TMP.013 (RS410)

Description

Architect Ralph Adams Cram designed this 1909 Christmas card in the Gothic Revival style. The inscription reads: "God rest you merry gentleman, let nothing you dismay, for Jesus Christ, our Saviour, was born on Christmas. Christmas greetings from Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Adams Cram. MDCCCIX." This text is taken from the poem entitled, "God Rest You (or, Ye) Merry, Gentlemen," by the British poet Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1909
Date Notes
1909
Physical Description
1 greeting card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000410
AccessID: 610
Other identifier: HNEDID-000410
GUSN
195276
Reference Code
EP001.05.TMP.013

Record details

Originator
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942 (Artist)
Other People
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887
Cram, Elizabeth Carrington Read
Descriptive Terms
Christmas
Gothic Revival
Material Type
Christmas cards
greeting cards
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Transparencies: Library and Archives

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