Card, greetings

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Social history
Christmas and New Year cards. a) Poppy design, embossed; b) White Rose, 'Roses deck thy Christmas day'; c) Snowdrops and lac, embossed 'With all my best wishesfor a joyous New Year'; d) embossed design, cigarette, matching, playing cards etc. 'Merry Xmas and Good Luck, not only fo today but for all time'; e) New Year postcard, printed in Saxony, show scene, flower, white dove 'May the New Year be happy, joyful, and gay'; f) moonlit scene 'A blithe, sweet Xmas-tide to you'; g) Silk card 'To My Sister', with christmas greetings to miss Swanson from 'Jock'; h) P. C., snow scene with windmill, Christmas greeting 'On active service', to Mrs Pottinger from 'Mac'; i) Scots Guards Christmas card, 1942, photo of Battle of El Alamein, signed 'Stewart'; j) Six Christmas cards, lino cut of religious subjects by Sylvia Wishart, c. 1960's 1970's, one in envelope addressed 'Johnny Pottinger, Kingsdale, Hillside Road, Stromness'; k) three Christmas cards designed by Stewart Wilson for Fair Isle, c. 1970; l) George Mackay Brown's Christmas card, 'Noel 1966', printed as a student project by messrs Valentine and Sons, design by David McClure; m) Christmas card costumed female 'Merry Christmas 1948' handmade by Andrew Keddie, Sce. to Resident Naval Officerlyners (made and sold them locally post 1945 war), Belonged Dunfermline; n) Christmas card hand painted 'Warebeth' made by ? Watson, post 1945; o) Christmas card of Outward Bound School, Moray, with drawing of Prince Louis, training ship frequently seen in Stromness. Late 1950s; p) R.N.L.I. Christmas card, with painting by David Cobb of Lizard and Cornwall Lifeboats at the wrecked 'Citrine' of Glasgow, 1956.