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Hope: P.14417-R-35

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: J.T. Wood & Co




A small gilt, lace-paper valentine (design of birds within holly branches) with a roundel of white silk at lower centre printed with a title and verse: 'HOPE. / There is a smile for / every sigh, / For every wound balm; / A joy for every moistened eye, / For every storm a calm ...'. The back paper has been removed. 'WOOD' is stamped along the spine at centre left. The valentine is contained within a lace-paper envelope with four triangular flaps which are partially pasted in a 'open' position onto the album leaf. A hand-written inscription on the album leaf at lower left, 'Wood', transcribes the maker's stamp.

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-35
Primary reference Number: 215264
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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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