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I'll Write to Thee: P.14417-R-L3

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

I'll Write to Thee
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: J.T. Wood & Co

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Description

Loose inside album P.14417-R between nos. 7 and 12. A small rectangle of dark blue transparent cellulose, printed in gold lithographic ink with a decorative border around a titled verse: 'I'LL WRITE TO THEE / I'll write to thee - aye fondly write / My every whisper'd sigh...'. Printed below the verse at lower centre: 'J.T. Wood Holywell St.'. The cellulose has suffered some kind of environmental damage which has resulted in it having a stiff, puckered surface. Found with three other loose, printed cellulose valentines by J.T. Wood: P.14417-R-L4, P.14417-R-L5 and P.14417-R-L6. The cellulose rectangle was probably originally contained inside or intended for a sleeve and envelope like the examples mounted onto the album leaf; See P.14417-R-7, P.14417-R-8 and P.14417-R-11. A mounted valentine of green transparent cellulose, P.14417-R-16, employs the same title and 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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1850 - Circa 1860

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-L3
Primary reference Number: 215339
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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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