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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    2008 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sainsbury's (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Die stamping on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Liz Miller

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 221

This Christmas card was published by supermarket chain Sainsbury's for sale in its own stores. The doves of peace design is rendered in a modern style and embossed in silver on white to give a fresh contemporary feel to a traditional motif.

Physical description

White rectangular (landscape format) folded (along top edge) white card with front bottom edge pinked to resemble a deckle edge. Design die stamped in silver depicts two doves with an olive branch. Greeting inside and information on the back printed in black. Handwritten greeting inside in blue ink.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)


2008 (published)


Sainsbury's (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Die stamping on card

Marks and inscriptions

Very best wishes for a joyous Christmas / and a / Happy New Year
Inside, printed in black

HOme StARt (logo) / Support and friendship / for families / Home Start / Registered with the Charity / Commission No. 1108837
On the back, printed in black

COMIC RELIEF (logo) / Comic Relief / Registered with the Charity / Commission No. 326568
On the back, printed in black

FareShare (logo) / community food networ (sic) / FareShare / Registered with the Charity / Commission No. 1100051
On the back, printed in black

FSC (logo) / Mixed Sources / Product group from well-managed / forests and other controlled sources / Cert no. SGS-COC-003454 / www.fsc.org / © 1996 Forest Stewardship Council
On tha back, printed in black

(recycling logo) card
On the back, bottom left corner, printed in black

On the back, middle of bottom edge, printed in black

form Margaret & B(illegible)
Inside, handwritten in blue ink

from Margaret & Buff
Inside, handwritten in blue ink


Height: 12.4 cm folded, Width: 17.5 cm, Height: 24.8 cm open

Descriptive line

Christmas sold by Sainsbury's, 2008.

Subjects depicted

Peace; Olive branches; Doves


Greeting cards; Christmas

Production Type

Mass produced


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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