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Valentine card: P.14417-R-61

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Publisher)

Description

A single white card with a gilt embossed design and greek-style geometric border. An applied centrepiece of gilt embossed design on white paper with a hand-cut circular window containing a letterpress verse on cream wove paper: 'Never truer heart / than mine / Ever sent a Valen- / tine'. The straight edge at the left side suggests that the centrepiece has been taken from elsewhere and applied here. A flower scrap of pink roses and purple is applied over the central window and pasted only at the bottom, so that when lifted, it reveals the printed verse.

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-61
Primary reference Number: 215290
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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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