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Valentine card: P.14416-R-80

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Valentine card

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Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A hand-coloured lithograph (as etching) with a lithographed decorative border printed in gold ink on 8vo-size white laid paper. The border design features an oval window within a rectangle decorated with classical motifs of acanthus scrolls, acanthus leaves and rosettes. A lithograph in black ink with hand colouring at the centre of the oval window shows a couple standing arm in arm below a fringed canopy flanked by two putti standing in niches. The putti on the right showers them with flower confetti. A verse is printed onto the canopy above in black ink: 'Go where we will, this hand in thine / Those eyes before me smiling thus, / Through good & ill, through storm & shine / The worlds a world of love for us - / nor care I to what lands I roam, / with thee, the desert-wild's a home.'. The interior is blank. Another design from the same series is mounted onto the adjacent leaf of album P.14416-R. See P.14416-R-79.

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 1830 - Circa 1840

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14416-R-80
Primary reference Number: 215225
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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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