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St. Valentine's Beau: P.14345-R-74

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Current Location: In storage


St. Valentine's Beau
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




Single piece of cream card with lengths of satin ribbon (pink, red, blue, green, white) attached with a pin at upper centre. Printed title and verse: "St. VALENTINE'S BEAU / If of me you / ever think / Please return the / piece of PINK / If to me you will / be true / Please return the / piece of BLUE ... Yours lovingly, / EVOLNI" (anagram of "IN LOVE").

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

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Accession number: P.14345-R-74
Primary reference Number: 214359
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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