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To my Mother: P.14413-R-117

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

To my Mother
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

Envelope' style valentine of white wove paper edged with four triangular flaps of lace-paper mounted in the 'open' position. At the centre are two doors of silver embossed lace-paper with concertina folds which open out to reveal a central oval panel of white coated card with diagonal striations and lithographed verse: 'To my Mother / With thee, dear Mother, though I roam / This lone, cold world from shore to shore, / My heart can never find a home / Like that it loved with thee of yore ...'. The doors are decorated with a heart-shaped flower garland scrap. A flower scrap with the motto: 'Thine in love', is mounted on the inside of the upper centre lace-paper flap.

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 1860 - Circa 1880

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography
Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14413-R-117
Primary reference Number: 214966
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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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