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Greetings card designed by Archibald Knox

Date made: 1926

Artist: Knox, Archibald

Description: A greetings card hand-drawn by Archibald Knox for his god daughter, Betty (eldest grandchild of Canon John Quine). Pen and ink and watercolour design on white paper which folds into two, predominantly blues, browns and yellows in colour with birds ‘peaking’ through holes in the interlace design, dated 1926. Design reads ‘Betty Good Luck’. The interlace is designed to look like ribbon threaded through punched heart-shaped holes in cloth/ vellum.

Measurements: overall: 13 cm x 22 cm

Materials: paper

Photograph and description courtesy of Manx National Heritage via the link at imuseum.im.