Summary

Memorial card printed in memory of Esther Beattie, widow of James Smith, who died at 50 Sheuchan Street Stranraer, on 4 May 1920.

Esther Beattie was interred in Kirkcolm Churchyard.

Physical Description

Cream card with black and silver border. The front of the card has text and illustrations of flowers. The middle left page has a psalm printed. Middle right page has details of Esther Beattie's death, and the back is blank except for the border.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Home & Community

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Judy Wheeler, 14/06/2012

  • Date of Event

    Victoria Street, West Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 4 May 1920
    Event is the death of Esther Beattie.

  • Inscriptions

    Front, bottom right, printed, black text: 'IN LOVING MEMORY / (illustration of flowers in grey at top left, and above them the illustration appears like a corner of page turned down) Inside left page, printed, silver text: '(scrollwork of clover leaf and line ) Like ivy on the withered oak, / When all things else decay, / Our love for her will still keep green / And never fade away. (scrollwork of clover leaf and line )' Inside right page, printed, black text: 'In Loving Memory / OF / ESTHER BEATTIE / (Widow of JAMES SMITH), / Who died at 50 SHEUCHAN STREET, STRANRAER, / On 4th MAY, 1920. (underlined) / INTERRED IN KIRKCOLM CHURCHYARD' Back page, bottom left printed, black text: 'BRITISH MANUFACTURE' Back page, bottom right printed, black text: 'H.131.'

  • Classification

    Celebrations & traditions, Death & mourning, Cards

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    History

  • Type of item

    Document

  • Keywords

    Death & Mourning, Cards, Greeting Cards, Funerals, Memorials, Undertakers