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Valentine card: P.14342-R-5

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

A card with embossed edges surmounted by a gilt lace-paper border featuring an elaborate design of interlinked stars and three mottos attached to flower posy cut-outs at lower centre and to left and right, reading: "Love, Innocence", "My Love" and "My sweetheart" respectively. A partially draped putti/Cupid figure at upper centre carries a swag of roses and what appears to be two gold rings. There is a large posy of embossed, chromo-lithographed flowers at the centre. The lace-paper border is attached to the card by springs which can be pulled away and upwards to give the impression of a three-dimensional frame to the large posy of flowers at the centre. The inside of the card is blank.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Embossing
Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14342-R-5
Primary reference Number: 206485
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 12 February 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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