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

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Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Meek, George




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.

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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
Circa 1860 - Circa 1880

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Accession number: P.14413-R-118
Primary reference Number: 214967
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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