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Valentine card: P.14349-R-11

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Object information

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Publisher)

Description

Small postcard-style valentine with scalloped edging and gold decoration. A chromolithographed bouquet of flowers on glazed cream paper is pasted to the centre of the card. Embossed border designs are showing through the paper from the card below. A printed motto on a scroll is affixed at lower left: "TO A LOV'D ONE". The style suggests a dating of 20th century rather than 19th.

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

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Chromolithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14349-R-11
Primary reference Number: 214487
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 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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