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Valentine card: P.14344-R-47

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A rhombus-shaped lace-paper card where creases indicate that the four triangular corners were originally folded back to form the back of the card or operate as an envelope. An oval-shaped window at the centre backed with rice-paper and containing a hand-coloured paper cut-out of a man wearing a top hat and a woman? in a sailing boat with Cupid manning the oars. A collage wreath of hand-coloured cut-paper leaves and flowers is arranged around the window.

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

Hand colouring
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14344-R-47
Primary reference Number: 214264
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Valentine card" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/214264 Accessed: 2024-04-21 00:54:50

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