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I'll Write To Thee: P.14417-R-16

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

I'll Write To Thee
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A small rectangle of green transparent cellulose, lithographed in gold ink and mounted horizontally inside a white lace-paper sleeve with a central oval window. A title and verse is lithographed in gold ink: 'I'LL WRITE TO THEE. / I'll write to thee! aya, fondly write / My every whisper'd sigh, / My thoughts by day, my dreams by night / My wish that thou wert nigh. / I'll send thee vows as softly sweet, ... A kiss by word of mouth.'. One of a group of lithographed cellulose valentines mounted or found loose in album P.14417-R, some of which are contained in lace-paper sleeves and/or envelopes. Although a maker's name cannot be found, P.14417-R-16 was probably made by J.T. Wood, like most of the other cellulose valentines contained in this album. A loose valentine of dark blue transparent cellulose, P.14417-R-L3, found in the same album between nos. 7 and 12 employs the same title and verse.

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

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-16
Primary reference Number: 215245
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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