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My Favourite Bouquet: P.14411-R-3

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Current Location: In storage


My Favourite Bouquet
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




4to-size white lace-paper decorated with two cut-paper and hand-coloured birds, one with a real feather tail. A central oval window affixed with a gauze blind gives a view through to a collage arranged on the back-paper of silver embossed foliage and cut-paper daisies around a central circular mirror (real mirror glass but cracked) entitled: "My Favourite Bouquet". Watermark: J WHATMAN / 1864. Inscription in graphite on the album leaf: J Whatman 1864.

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
Production date: circa AD 1864

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Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14411-R-3
Primary reference Number: 214633
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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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