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Valentine card: P.14418-R-29

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: J.T. Wood & Co




A white lace-paper envelope with four flaps, each containing an embossed scene of bridges and temples within roundels and oval medallions. The flaps open to reveal a leaf of embossed silver and pink lace-paper pasted into the envelope with a design of roses and putti and a roundel containing Cupid ready to fire his arrow flanked by birds of paradise at upper centre. A central oval window contains a chromolithographed flower display on silver paper. 'WOOD' is stamped onto the pink and silver paper at centre left.

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14418-R-29
Primary reference Number: 215377
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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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