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Valentine card: P.14411-R-27

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

4to-size white lace-paper with central net blind decorated with a collage of cut-paper and hand-coloured ivy leaves in an upward curve. The net blind gives a view through to lace-paper backing with central oval-shaped panel featuring an etched and hand-coloured scene of a man helping a bonneted woman over a stile, a church in the background on the right and handwritten inscription below: "Always happy to give / you a hand". The scene incorporates a collage of cut-paper flowers and leaves to describe a tree, grass and rosebush. The panel is framed by gilt embossed cut-paper flower garlands arranged in an upward curve.

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
1840 - 1860

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Collage
Etching

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14411-R-27
Primary reference Number: 214657
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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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