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Heart's-Ease: P.14413-R-118

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Heart's-Ease
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A small 48mo-size valentine with lace front decorated with an embossed flower scrap with the motto: 'IN FAITH'. A lozenge of white wove paper mounted with a small lace-paper ornament and flower posy scrap with the motto: 'AFFECTION'. The lozenge lifts up to reveal a printed verse on a roundel of white paper with a scalloped edge: 'HEART'S EASE / Dear maid - if e'er / a grief or care- Oppress / thy gentle heart, ...'. 'MEEK' stamped along the spine at centre left. The interior is blank.

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-118
Primary reference Number: 214967
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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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