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Valentine card: P.14414-R-46

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

White lace-paper front with white laid paper back. A hand-coloured lithographed design within the central panel features a pink rose, blue cornflower, yellow buttercup and orange fuschia with overarching branches in leaf above. A nest with two lilac-coloured birds are at lower centre. A verse is lithographed at upper and lower centre: 'Do not bid my / voice be mute / But listen to my / fervent suit'. 'MEEK' stamped at lower left. The interior is blank. This card is identical to another, P.14414-R-45, which is mounted beside it in album P.14414-R. Both are from the same series as P.14414-R-15 and P.14414-R-74.

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

Hand colouring
Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14414-R-46
Primary reference Number: 215037
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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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