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The Wish: P.14417-R-6

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Current Location: In storage


The Wish
Valentine card


Publisher: Meek, George




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.

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Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century
Circa 1850 - Circa 1880

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-6
Primary reference Number: 215235
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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