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Valentine card: P.14344-R-65

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

An embossed lace design with a collage of hand-painted and varnished flowers (possibly with the use of a stencil) and real pine needle foliage held in a lace-paper 'basket'. A hand-written verse in blue ink at lower centre: "Receive dear girl ("girl" in black ink and a different hand has been written over the original word in blue ink, which is still legible and appears to be "youth") this pledge of love / The gift accept, the deed approve". The same hand that added the word "girl" in the verse has written the name "William" above and below the central flower collage. 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

Watercolour
Stencilling
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14344-R-65
Primary reference Number: 214282
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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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