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Valentine card: P.14344-R-64

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A large Valentine of white wove paper with an embossed design of lyres and sheets of music in each corner, joined together with feathery leaves and swags of flowers. At the centre is a bouquet of flowers in a blue and white vase. A lithographed design of stalks and leaves in green ink is decorated with several printed cut-paper flowers and fabric leaves. The vase is a printed cut out with a red handle hand coloured onto the paper. A handwritten verse in black ink arranged around it: "Is it weakness thus to dwell / on passion that I dare not tell / such weakness ever will be mine / in thee my dearest Valentine". The inside of the card is blank.

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
Lithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14344-R-64
Primary reference Number: 214281
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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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