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Forget Me Not: P.14417-R-L4

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Forget Me Not
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 red transparent cellulose, printed in gold lithographic ink with a decorative border around a titled verse: 'FORGET ME NOT / There is a flower which oft unheeded blows / Amidst the splendour of the summer's ray, / And though this simple flower no sweets disclose / Yet would it tell thee all I wish to say! ...'. Printed below the verse at lower centre: 'J.T. Wood, London.'. Found with three other loose, printed cellulose valentines by J.T. Wood: P.14417-R-L3, 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.

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-L4
Primary reference Number: 215340
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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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