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Valentine card: P.14346-R-34

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Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Lloyd, Edward (publisher)




A hand-coloured wood engraving on thin wove paper of a couple in an interior, the lady reclining on a chaise longue and the gentleman holding a top hat, a hovering Cupid carrying a flaming torch on the right. Printed below: "Lloyd, 231, Shoreditch. [204". Lloyd is registered as living at 231, Shoreditch in 1840. See A printed verse below: "In the name of the young God of Love, / Whose votary I have been long, / I send you, from my heart, this epistle / To beg you will list to my song ...". The inside pages are blank. From a series published by Lloyd. See also: P.14346-R-31; P.14346-R-32; P.14346-R-33.

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


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1840

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Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Wood engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14346-R-34
Primary reference Number: 214420
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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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