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Valentine card: P.14412-R-72

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

Small 64mo-size playing-card-style comic valentine with a simple, embossed border. A die-cut, glazed chromolithograph affixed at the centre; a female figure with an oversized cat's head wearing a large pink crinoline. A long, printed letterpress verse below: 'Adorable Pussy! My own sweet Pet, / Who never has scratched, or shown temper / yet - ...'. From a series and one of nine examples mounted onto the same album leaf. Two further loose duplicate cards from the series have been catalogued individually.

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
Circa 1850 - Circa 1860

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Letterpress
Chromolithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14412-R-72
Primary reference Number: 214796
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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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