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Choose from 31 pictures in our Memento collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.
King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two. The message concludes with the sentence:
"May these qualities (pride, courage, endurance and enterprise) be yours as you grow up and join in the common effort to establish among the nations of the world unity and peace."
The reverse of the certificate lists the principal events of the war and includes a space at the base for detailing the recipient's war contributions an the contibutions of his/her family.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Tom Gillmor
Letter to Thomas Henry Ismay
A letter to Thomas Henry Ismay from twenty of his colleagues and employees on White Star Works headed paper, dated Bootle, 6 February 1899. Having been invited to attend the launch of the RMS Oceanic, they are enclosing a 'paper clip' as a memento of the event, with their best wishes for the future success and prosperity of the White Star Line. Ismay was a shipbuilder, and Chairman of the White Star Line. He died later the same year.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/ONSLOW AUCTIONS LIMITED