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Valentine card: P.14345-R-78

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Current Location: In storage

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Valentine card

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Description

Comic Valentine. A hand-coloured lithograph on a sheet of cream laid paper. A fashionably-dressed young man wearing a large bow-tie, diagonally-striped trousers and a "wide-awake" - a hat with a low crown and very wide brim - stands in a street near an archway covered in bill posters. Two men with a horse in the background. A printed verse below: "No doubt, good Sir, that you would wish to look just like a rake! / And so you often wear that silly thing, called a 'Wide-awake: / Your coat is the Newmarket style, - one button on the breast, / and cut away in front, to show your dashing stable vest. / ... But one thing I would ask you, does your mother know you're out?" On the verso are newsprint clippings of a romantic story.

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

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14345-R-78
Primary reference Number: 214363
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Audit data

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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