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Valentine card: P.14343-R-27

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

Lace-paper frame with silver hand colouring, mounted on paper springs. Turquoise padded silk inserted underneath the lace-paper at upper left and right (to appear as bows) and lithographic flower scraps affixed to each. Padded silk central panel onto which is stuck a lithographed cut-out of a green woodpecker within a cut-out garland of flowers. The woodpecker carries a lozenge labelled 'Contentment' in its beak and has a large, purple feather attached to its tail, in reference to a bird of paradise. Underneath the tail is a lithographed cut-out of Cupid with a bow and arrow. The lower part of the padded silk is threaded with black, glitter cord and pearls.

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

Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14343-R-27
Primary reference Number: 214093
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 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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