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Hope Cottage: P.14343-R-55

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Current Location: In storage


Hope Cottage
Valentine card


Publisher: Mullord Bros.




Paper with an embossed border and scalloped edges tipped with blue. At upper centre is a varnished chalk-lithograph cut-out of a house, inscribed 'Hope Cottage' above the door and with coloured paper behind the windows. Real grasses are tucked behind the cottage to represent trees. Fabric leaves and a cut-out of a bird on a gate with the motto 'True love' below. A lithographed description of sale of estate as hand-written in blue ink below: 'Freehold / to be disposed of / by / private contract / lease a lifetime ... '. MULLORD BROS blind-embossed onto the paper at lower left.

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


19th century
1840 - 1880

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Chalk lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14343-R-55
Primary reference Number: 214121
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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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