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Title: Easter card by Raphael Tuck & Sons

Accession Number: 2005.34.123
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: Easter card
Maker: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Materials: paper
Description: Easter card; Easter card by Raphael Tuck & Sons; in the collection of Captain Richard C. Mears (1829-1899); Easter card owned by Nellie Mears (see name printed on back top right corner), printed by Raphael Tuck & Sons; printed on front (center) "Glory be to Thee by/ We/ Who Death is swallowed/ up in victory."; printed on front (bottom) "RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS. / COPYRIGHT"; handwritten on back (top right corner) "Nellie"; printed on back "The Lord arose for thee at break of Day,/ And from the Night,/ He chased the gloom for evermore away,/ With Love and Light!/ Rejoice! the Lord of Love and Light hath risen,/ And Reigns above!/ And Easter flowers now rise/ from earth's dark prison/ In light and love!/ He who at daybreak rose and chased the Night,/ Bless all thy days;/ And with His Easter flowers of Love and Light/ Strew all thy ways!/ Samuel K. Cowan, M.A."

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