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Young Sea Dog: P.14345-R-87

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Young Sea Dog
Valentine card

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Publisher: Unknown

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Description

World War I Valentine. Printed at upper left: Young Sea Dog. A large woodcut and lithograph printed in two colours (black and red ink) on a long sheet of folded thin, wove paper. A sailor viewed in profile facing left. He holds a rifle in his right hand. A heart is drawn near to his left hand with the message: My heart is / at your finger / tips you can / have it any / time. The ribbon on his cap is labelled: CORMORANT. HMS Cormorant was a Royal Navy Shore Base located in the East Atlantic, off the coast of Gibraltar. A printed verse below: You are the lad I admire, / You are my only beau, / So send me a message by wire, / That you'll quickly take me in tow. See also P.14345-R-88, another World War I Valentine for a sailor.

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

Dating

20th Century
Circa 1914 - 1918

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Woodcut
Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14345-R-87
Primary reference Number: 214372
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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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