Thursday, August 12, 2010

Treasure Chest Thursday: Greeting me each morning

This coaster, sitting beside my keyboard, holds my coffee each morning.  It has also held more than a few glasses of wine, sodas and smoothies.  It's made from the printer's plate for my grandparents' wedding announcements in 1925.  

It reads (in mirror image):

Mr. and Mrs. Reese Jackson Williams
announce the marriage of their daugher
Mr. Robert Porter Sawyer
on Thursday October the first
nineteen hundred and twenty-five
Portland Oregon

Coaster made from printer's plate, 1926. Digital Image.  Privately held by Nolichucky Roots [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], 1999.


  1. It is great that you have such a lovely piece of your family history and it is useable to boot.

  2. Wow! What an interesting family treasure.


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