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The Wish: P.14417-R-6

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Wish
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A miniature diamond-shaped card of white embossed paper with a fleur-de-lys design against a yellow slip paper with a square of blue paper inserted at the centre. The blue paper is printed with a title and verse in gold ink: 'THE WISH / Wherever you dwell may con- / tent be your lot, - And friendship, / like ivy, encircle your cot! - / ... 'Tis a / wish free from guile, - 'tis / the wish of a FRIEND'. 'MEEK' is stamped along the edge of the card at upper right.

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 1880

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-6
Primary reference Number: 215235
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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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