Design: A pair of white-robed maidens (symbolizing purity), draped with colourful sashes, stand in front of a pair of classical columns. The pleasing incense of their musical offerings wafts heavenward. Above, seated on clouds either side of the corporate logo and joining in the music-making, are a pair of winged baby angels, symbolizing heavenly love. Few record label names feature a downward arc (see also Princess, from the same era). The subtle shading, including the peach-coloured centre panel, was achieved by means of hand-stippled dots.
History: The vertical-cut Lyric label was launched in 1917, but like many other manufacturers, Lyraphone switched to the lateral-cut process in 1919.