Skip to main content

I Love Thee: P.14417-R-28

An image of Valentine card

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

I Love Thee
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

A small sachet valentine of white lace-paper with shaped edges tinted blue and a central roundel backed with white paper printed with a title and verse: 'I / Love Thee. / It is the verdict of my / eyes, amid the gay and / young, - I love thee, I love / thee, a thousand maids among / The very echo of my heart, / the blessing when I pray - / I love thee, I love thee, / 'tis all that I can say'. Flower scraps are affixed at upper and lower centre. P.14417-R-27 is almost identical, but employs a different scrap and different verse. A wad of yellow tissue paper is visible through the lace-paper. Mounted with other similar sachet valentines in album P.14417-R. See P.14417-R-27, P.14417-R-31 and P.14417-R-32.

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

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-28
Primary reference Number: 215257
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "I Love Thee" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/215257 Accessed: 2022-12-07 02:35:11

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/215257 |title=I Love Thee |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-07 02:35:11|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-215257

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/pdp/pdp77/P_14417_R_28_1_201608_amt49_dc2.jpg"
        alt="I Love Thee"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">I Love Thee</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

I've Told Thee

Accession Number: P.14417-R-20

I Love But Thee

Accession Number: P.14417-R-L10

I Love But Thee

Accession Number: P.14417-R-8

I've Told Thee

Accession Number: P.14417-R-102

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...