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Devoted Love: P.14346-R-62

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Current Location: In storage


Devoted Love
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




A hand-coloured lithograph on yellow-tinted laid paper with blue edging. A vignette of a young couple embracing beside an open window, the gentleman's white horse seen outside and a bridge over a river in the background to the left. The title below: DEVOTED LOVE and a printed verse: " 'Tis not the evanescent flame / That kindles at a Ball or masque / That the first word of blame can quench / 'Tis not such love as this I ask ...". The verse is bordered by the stems and flowers of wild honeysuckle, with WILD HONEYSUCKLE printed below the verse on a ribbon at lower centre. Emblems of Cupid - a flaming torch and cloud - at lower right. The inside pages are blank. From a series. P.14346-R-60 is another example of this design printed onto blue-tinted paper with red edges. See also: P.14346-R-58; P.14346-R-59; P.14346-R-60 and P.14346-R-61. An example from the same series printed on yellow-tinted paper is held at the Museum of London, see 34.170/936. It has been dated, 1860-1880.

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


19th Century
Circa 1860 - 1880

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Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

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Accession number: P.14346-R-62
Primary reference Number: 214448
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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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