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Remembrance: P.14417-R-4

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Remembrance
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A cameo-embossed lace-paper envelope with four flaps and scenes of chinese pagodas, bridges, boats, trees and temples containing a cameo-embossed valentine of white lace-paper with a pale pink slip paper in landscape orientation; a scene with classical fluted columns, a boat beneath a bridge, urn inside a temple and female figure carrying a scroll. An oval window at the centre backed with white silk with letterpress title and verse printed in black ink: 'REMEMBRANCE / ' "Forget me not," an echo lives / In friendship's feeling heart, / Respecting sweetest symphonies, / Where absence makes it smart. / Oh! simple words with love imbued, / How hearts respond to thee! / In cadence soft thro' struggling fears, / My friend - "Remember me!" '. 'MEEK' stamped below the urn at lower left. P.14417-R-3 is a similar card with a cameo-embossed scene, pink slip paper and oval window.

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

Applied textile
Letterpress

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-4
Primary reference Number: 215233
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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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