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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1909

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives

GUSN

GUSN-195276

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Gothic Revival
Christmas
Christmas cards
greeting cards

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000410
AccessID 610
Other identifier HNEDID-000410

Physical Description

1 greeting card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.05.TMP.013

Date Notes

1909

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942 (Artist)

Material Type

Christmas cards
greeting cards

Other People

Cram, Elizabeth Carrington Read
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives