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Forget Me Not: P.14417-R-L4

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Current Location: In storage


Forget Me Not
Valentine card


Publisher: J.T. Wood & Co




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.

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Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century
Circa 1850 - Circa 1860

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Accession number: P.14417-R-L4
Primary reference Number: 215340
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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