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A Welcome Guest: P.14345-R-96

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Welcome Guest
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A chromolithograph on blue card. Printed in blue ink at upper centre: A Welcome Guest, "I hope I dont' [sic] intrude". A winged Cupid rests on an urn between a young, middle-class couple seated on chairs. An internal frame of entwined branches with green leaves here and there surrounds the central image. From a series. Compare with different cards from the same series in the Museum of London collection: 34.170/1116, 34.170/987 and 34.170/986. These card have been dated 1881-1900.

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

19th century
Circa 1880 - 1900

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Chromolithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14345-R-96
Primary reference Number: 214381
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Monday 29 May 2017 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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