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Valentine card: P.14417-R-84

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Object information

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Publisher)

Description

Embossed white lace-paper (front adhered to the back) with a central roundel containing a hand-coloured lithograph of a bearded king wearing a white robe and red cloak and holding an orb in his right hand and a sceptre in his left. Similar in style to two other valentines with the same lace-paper design and central roundels containing hand-coloured lithographs which are all probably by the same hand and mounted on adjacent leaves of album P.14417-R. See P.14417-R-86 and P.14417-R-87.

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 1840 - 1850

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring Lithography Gouache

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-84
Primary reference Number: 215313
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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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