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Heart's-Ease: P.14417-R-37

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Heart's-Ease
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: J.T. Wood & Co

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Categories

Description

A small oval medallion of white lace-paper with central roundel containing a panel of silk printed with a title and verse: 'HEART'S-EASE / Dear maid, if e'er / a grief or care - Oppress / thy gentle heart, - oh! may / my love a solace prove, / And sweet hearts / ease impart!'. The lace-paper medallion can be raised to reveal an oval-shaped chromolithograph of the head of a young woman with brown ringlets, framed with roses. The motto, 'FIDELITY' is printed on a scroll and affixed at upper centre. 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, which is presumably on the verso and was noted prior to mounting.

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-37
Primary reference Number: 215266
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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

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