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Valentine card: P.14343-R-148

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




A card with scalloped edges and an embossed border with pale blue tinting. A motto is lithographed onto the card in large, pale blue script above the central image: "Forget Me Not". At the centre is a chromolithographed scrap on embossed paper of pink and peach-coloured roses which is glued at the bottom and designed to operate as a flap pulling down from the top. This device would normally conceal a message or image, but the paper behind is blank. The card is glued together inside at the top right corner, but the inside of the card appears to be blank. See also P.14343-R-146 and P.14343-R-149.

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14343-R-148
Primary reference Number: 214214
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Monday 29 May 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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