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Valentine card: P.14410-R-39

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

Hand-coloured etching and engraving on a single sheet of 4to-size white wove paper. A couple wearing regency dress, the lady veiled, stand at the altar of Hymen who conducts a marriage ceremony. Crimson curtains enclose the scene. An engraved verse below: "Oh do kind Cupid aid me pray, / And make my sweet Love kind, / Great joy and mirth shall crown the day / That Hymen doth us bind.". An erased graphite inscription is visible at upper centre and centre right. A graphite inscription at upper right: "13". Graphite inscription on the verso: "7/6 / Gretna Green / [...]".

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: circa AD 1822

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Engaving
Hand colouring
Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14410-R-39
Primary reference Number: 214614
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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