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Valentine envelope: P.14344-R-29

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Valentine envelope

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Publisher: Unknown

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Description

White, laid paper envelope with a hand-written address in black ink: "Miss Florence Wilson / 24. Grand Parade / St Leonards on Sea". The postmark states: "St Leonard's / Fe 13 / 62". A one penny stamp is affixed at upper right corner with printed stamp, "682" over. This is one of three envelopes addressed to Florence Wilson found in album P.14344. See P.14344-R-21 and P.14344-R-27. See also valentine cards P.14344-R-22 and P.14344-R-23 and probably three others. See also P.14397-R, which was taken from this album and is now loose. An inscription in graphite written on the album leaf below P.14344-R-22 and 23 in Catherine Parson's hand, states: 'These five valentines were sent between the years 1859-63 by Dr. Glaisher's sister to her school friend Mrs Florence Wilson, who gave them, with other valentines, to Dr Glaisher for his collection in 1925.'. Catherine Parsons was a close friend of Glaisher, especially towards the end of his life, and undertook to mount and arrange his valentine collection into albums from the Autumn of 1924 through to the Summer of the following year and beyond. See letters from Glaisher to Parsons held at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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
Production date: AD 1862

School or Style

British

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14344-R-29
Primary reference Number: 214246
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 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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