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I Love But Thee: P.14417-R-L10

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Current Location: In storage


I Love But Thee
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




Loose inside album P.14417-R on the leaf following no. 107. A minature upright rectangle of embossed, cream card with gilded detail. An embossed design of flowers, palms, an urn and a winged figure. A lithographed title and verse are printed within the design: 'I LOVE BUT THEE / If after all you will still / doubt and fear me, / And think this heart to / other love will stray; / If I must swear, then lovely / doubter, hear me - / By all those dreams I have / when thou'rt away - / By every throb I feel when thou / art near me - / I love but thee - I love but thee'. The verso is blank.

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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

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Accession number: P.14417-R-L10
Primary reference Number: 215346
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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