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Ever faithful: P.14342-R-18

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Current Location: In storage


Ever faithful






Embossed gilded lace-paper front, with areas overpainted in purple. An applied silk ribbon at lower centre and with varnished chromolithographic print of a dog mounted on a silk panel at the centre with a garland of cut-paper, hand-coloured and embossed flowers. A printed motto on a paper scroll at upper centre: 'Ever faithful'. Card opens to handwritten verse: 'Roses are red / and violets blue / Carnation sweet / And so are you / / And so are they / that sent you this / And when we meet / We will have a kiss. / Ever yours & c'.

Legal notes

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

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

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Colour printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14342-R-18
Primary reference Number: 206498
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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