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Chains of Affection: P.14411-R-8

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Current Location: In storage


Chains of Affection
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




12mo-size white lace-paper (front sheet pasted to back sheet) with net blind at the centre which is decorated with four cut-paper hand-coloured birds (yellow and pink), flowers and foliage. Hand-painted garlands of flowers, hanging down and painted title: "Chains of Affection" seen through the blind. Inscriptions in red ink beside each of the birds: "Your voice is music"; "You enchant me"; "Sing to me"; "I love your company".

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Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

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Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14411-R-8
Primary reference Number: 214638
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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