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Valentine card: P.14418-R-23

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Windsor & Sons




White lace-paper with a yellow slip paper behind and central, oval-shaped panel which is mounted with a white and gilt embossed ornament of a couple within a flower arch with urns to left and right and backed with a panel of pink silk. A collage of green linen leaves and chromolithographed scrap of flowers at upper centre. A second collage of similar green linen leaves with a chromolithographed scroll and fushia with printed verse in black ink: 'What can yield such perfect bliss / As the tender stolen kiss'. 'WINDSOR' is stamped along the spine at centre left. The front paper is adhered to the back paper.

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

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Applied textile

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14418-R-23
Primary reference Number: 215371
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Monday 29 May 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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