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Valentine envelope: P.14417-R-41

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine envelope

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A small envelope of heavy white wove paper with silver embossed design and pale blue lithography. The envelope is mounted so that both recto and verso can be seen. On the recto: an embossed silver border filled with pale blue lithographed ink and additional pale blue scalloped inner border with lily of the valley at each corner and a central embossed oval panel for the address. The panel is blank. On the verso: an embossed border around each flap with flower designs and pale blue lithography on upper and lower flaps. A silver embossed shield on the upper flap. The envelope is empty.

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

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-41
Primary reference Number: 215270
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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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