Poem [Thanks for Friends]; Simpson, Clara (Ms); CT83.1567d


Poem [Thanks for Friends]

About this object

Poem; a short poem, printed on paper and adhered to a cardboard backing with folding stand. The poem reads as follows:

"I thank Thee, Lord, for friends upon life's way, / Who walk with me if bright or dark the day. / My faithful friends whose love stands every test, / Who know my faults yet always see the best, / Accept my thanks for Thy great gift I pray, / Bless with Thy joy and peace my friends today, / Smile on our fellowship and may we be / Loyal in all things to ourselves and Thee."

Written by Clara Simpson, printed in England.


Simpson, Clara (Ms)

Maker Role


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper
processed material, paper, cardboard

Inscription and Marks

Printed: "THANKS FOR FRIENDS / I thank Thee, Lord, for friends upon life's way, / Who walk..."


h 6mm x l 120mm x w 95mm

Subject and Association Keywords

religions. mythology. rationalism. religious life

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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