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Valentine card: P.14417-R-57

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A valentine envelope of a white and silver embossed design which has been converted into a valentine card by affixing to the recto, on the central oval panel designed for the address, a chromolithograph of a putto carrying a cornucopia of pink roses. The chromolithograph is affixed in portrait orientation. Two mottoes on scrolls are affixed at upper and lower centre: 'FORGET ME NOT' and 'TO ONE I LOVE'. 'MEEK' is stamped onto the recto at lower left. The central envelope flap on the verso is pasted down. It is not known if there are any contents.

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1860 - Circa 1890

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-57
Primary reference Number: 215286
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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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