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Remember Me!: P.14417-R-1

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Remember Me!
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A mourning or 'Adieu' valentine. A single sheet of pink coated paper in landscape orientation mounted with white lace-paper with a scalloped edge and central oval window which is backed with pink silk and printed with letterpress in blue ink with a title and verse: 'Remember Me! [in gothic script] / REMEMBER one thou leav'st behind, / Whose heart is warmly bound to thee; / Close as the tend'rest links can bind / A heart as warm as heart can be. / Still, my belov'd! still keep in mind, / However far remov'd from me - / That there is one thou leav'st behind, / Whose heart resipres for only thee'. The card is not fully adhered to the album leaf and can be lifted up to reveal a date written in ink on the verso at upper right: '1855'. This inscription is transcribed in graphite onto the album leaf below the card.

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
Production date: AD 1855

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Applied textile
Letterpress

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-1
Primary reference Number: 215230
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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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