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A Love Choice: P.14417-R-31

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Current Location: In storage


A Love Choice
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




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: 'A / LOVE CHOICE / Oh! Thou knowest I have / given - All my love to thee / Of thy love I pray to thee keep ...'. Flower scraps are affixed at upper and lower centre. P.14417-R-22 is an almost identical sachet valentine which employs the same 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-28 and P.14417-R-32.

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

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

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Accession number: P.14417-R-31
Primary reference Number: 215260
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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