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Valentine card: P.14347-R-L14

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Printmaker)

Description

Loose within album P.14347-R. A lithograph on 4to-sized wove paper with a large, hand-coloured vignette at upper centre featuring a young man leaning against a classical archway, reaching out with his left hand to receive a letter from Hymen (Greek god of marriage) who appears in a cloud at lower left and holds a flaming torch in his right hand. Below, an illuminated letter begins a printed verse: "Wing'd messenger, to loving hearts / Go, with sweet Hymen's pure devotion - ...". The interior is blank. One of a series. Other numbers from the same series are: P.14347-R-L9, P.14346-R-24 and P.14346-R-25 as well as P.14347-R-L11, P.14347-R-L12 and P.14347-R-L13, which are duplicates.

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

Hand colouring Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14347-R-L14
Primary reference Number: 206585
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 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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