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My Sweetheart's Gift: P.14346-R-16

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

My Sweetheart's Gift
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Richardson, Thomas

Entities

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Description

A hand-coloured lithograph on pale yellow wove paper, cut down from a longer piece and mounted onto brown paper, which is roughly cut and torn on the verso. The lower half, which bears the title and publisher's details, has been cut and re-affixed to fit onto the undermount of brown paper. A lithograph of a young woman wearing a bonnet and holding a basket of fruit aloft in her left hand, a garden rake to her left. The bonnet, arms and face and basket of fruit have been hand-coloured. Printed below: MY SWEETHEART'S GIFT / Published by T. Richardson Derby, April 1st. 1835.

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
Production date: AD 1835

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14346-R-16
Primary reference Number: 214402
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "My Sweetheart's Gift" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/214402 Accessed: 2024-06-15 05:35:25

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