Greeting Cards

About the cards

The Friends of the Library publish a variety of greeting cards featuring illustrated works from John W. Graham Library’s special collections. Proceeds from greeting card sales support the programs and services of the Graham Library and Trinity College Archives.

Cost:
Packages of four: $6.00 including tax.
Packages of eight: $10.00 including tax. Only Christmas cards are available in packages of eight.
Description: All cards are printed on heavy cream paper and are blank inside.
Where to buy: Cards are available for purchase at the Circulation Desk of the Graham Library during opening hours or at Friends of the Library events throughout the year.
Payment methods: Cash, debit or credit

Christmas/Winter Seasonal

Animals All

Black, 4.5″ X 6″
Wood engraving by Eric Gill, 1916.
From Engravings by Eric Gill
Bristol: D. Cleverdon, 1929.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/4630672

 

 

 

 

Madonna Knitting

Black, 6″ × 4.5″
Wood engraving by Eric Gill.
From The Dressmaker and the Milkmaid
Ditchling: St. Dominic’s Press, 1929.

John W. Graham Library Rare Books Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/6705479

 

 

 

 

 

Angel Headpiece

Black with red and gold border, 7″ × 3″
From The Book of Common Prayer
London, King’s Printer, 1662.

John W. Graham Library Rare Books Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/3878255

 

 

Le Pin

Full colour, 5″ × 7″
From Nicolas François Regnault, La Botanique mis à la portée de tout le monde, ou Collection des plantes d’usage dans la médecine, dans les alimens et dans les arts; Paris, King’s Printer, 1774.

John W. Graham Library Rare Books Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/4745638

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity in Winter

Full colour, 4.5″ x 6″

Illustration from a 1929 Christmas card in the Trinity College Archives by Stanley F. Turner (1883-1953)

Turner was a British Canadian artist who emigrated from England in 1903 to Saskatchewan where he farmed while pursuing a career in art. He moved to Toronto in 1911, and his work often depicted urban subjects, notably in Toronto and Quebec City.

 

 

 

Floral & Natural History

Showy Orchis

Full colour 5″ x 7″

From Canadian Wild Flowers, Montreal: John Lovell, 1869. Painted and Lithographed by Agnes FitzGibbon, with botanical descriptions by Catherine Parr Trail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dandelion

Full colour, 5″ × 7″
From Nicolas François Regnault, La Botanique mis à la portée de tout le monde, ou Collection des plantes d’usage dans la médecine, dans les alimens et dans les arts; Paris, King’s Printer, 1774.

John W. Graham Library Rare Books Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/4745638]

 

 

 

 

 

Butterflies

Full colour, 5″ x 7″

From A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, by Oliver Goldsmith, London, 1822.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/6364366

 

 

 

 

 

Dodo

Full colour, 4.5″ x 6″

From A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, by Oliver Goldsmith, London, 1822.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/6364366

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity Corbels

Black & White 4.5″× 6″ (packs come in mixed designs); Designs based on photographs of carved stone corbels in the entrance hall of Trinity College, Toronto, by David W. Nicholls.

Corbel Judge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corbel Poet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corbel Reader

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corbel Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity College

Trinity College in Summer

Full colour

Illustration from a 1929 Christmas card in the Trinity College Archives by Stanley F. Turner (1883-1953)

Turner was a British Canadian artist who emigrated from England in 1903 to Saskatchewan where he farmed while pursuing a career in art. He moved to Toronto in 1911, and his work often depicted urban subjects, notably in Toronto and Quebec City.

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity College in Winter

Full colour, 4.5″ x 6″

Illustration from a 1929 Christmas card in the Trinity College Archives by Stanley F. Turner (1883-1953)

Turner was a British Canadian artist who emigrated from England in 1903 to Saskatchewan where he farmed while pursuing a career in art. He moved to Toronto in 1911, and his work often depicted urban subjects, notably in Toronto and Quebec City.

 

 

 

 

 

Landscapes and Scenes

Expedition Doubling Cape Barrow

Full colour, 7″ x 4″;

From John Franklin, Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1819, 1821, 1822. London, J. Murray, 1823.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/3888152

 

 

 

Winter view of Fort Franklin

Black and white, 7″ x 5″;

From John Franklin, Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1825, 1826, 1827. London, J. Murray, 1828.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/3877299

 

 

Boats in a Swell Amongst Ice

Black and white, 7″ x 5″;

From John Franklin, Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1825, 1826, 1827. London, J. Murray, 1828.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn-Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/3888152

 

 

Viking Ship

Black and red 7″ × 5″

In Snorri Sturlusøn Kongesagaer. J. M. Stenersen & Co., 1899.

This collection of old Norse kings’ sagas, written by an Icelander (ca. 1230) and best known by its seventeenth-century title Heimskringla, blends myth, fable, and historical fact as it advances from prehistory to the twelfth century.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/6187613

 

Graphic Designs

Plainsong

Black, white, red, 7″ × 3″
From Sir John Stainer, The Alter Book, Boston: Merry Mount Press, 1896.

John W. Graham Library Rare Books Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/2820576

 

 

Trousers and Spats

Black and white 7″ × 5″
From Clothes: An Essay upon the Nature and Significance of the Natural and Artificial Integuments Worn by Men and Women, London: Jonathan Cape, 1931.

Engraving by Eric Gill (1882-1940), sculptor, type designer, wood engraver, polemicist.

John W. Graham Library Upjohn Waldie Collection: http://go.utlib.ca/cat/6648796