Port Family Collection :
Date:
1937
Title:
Christmas Card
Object ID:
2012.400.016
Object Name:
Card, Greeting
Scope & Content:
Christmas Greeting card to Sissa (Mary Elizabeth Port Jnr) from Uncle Alex. A pink strand of wool around the centre of the card holds the leaves together. Front of card bears a swastika* and the words:

There are songs that grow
Sweeter with singing.
There are memories we
Love to recall,
But of wishes that
Christmas is bringing
May this Greeting be
Sweetest of all.

Inside reads:
May love your path surrounding
Enwreath these Christmas hours;
And radiant joys abounding
Outblossom like the flowers.

To Sissa from Uncle Alex
Christmas 1932

Sincere Christmas Wishes and Hearty Greetings.
From

*The swastika in this context represents a sanskrit symbol which translates as "to be good", and has no reference to Nazi Germany.
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