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The Heart: P.14413-R-38

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Current Location: In storage


The Heart
Valentine card


Unknown (Publisher)


A small 48mo embossed card with shaped edges printed red. An oval window with a white silk blind printed in black ink with the verse: 'The Heart. / The grief that lurks / beneath a smile, / The tear that scarcely / dims the eye, / The wrath that scarce- / ly curls the lip, / The Heart can readi- /ly descry.'.

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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


19th century
1860 - 1880

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Techniques used in production

Lithography Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14413-R-38
Primary reference Number: 214887
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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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