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Valentine card: P.14343-R-84

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Mansell, Joseph

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Description

A silver and green lace-paper frame in an ornate design of ivy leaves entwined with flowers and mounted on paper springs. At the centre of the frame is a large lithograped cut-out of a young woman in profile to the left with long auburn hair pinned with a pink rose and holding a fan. A gilt-edged cartouche with the printed motto: 'Thou art the light of my life' affixed at lower centre. A glazed flower cut-out is affixed at upper centre. Inside the card is a hand-written inscription in black ink: 'Thou art my love / my only love'. MANSELL blind-embossed onto the central panel at lower centre (visible from the verso).

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

Dating

19th century
1840 - 1870

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14343-R-84
Primary reference Number: 214150
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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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