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Valentine card: P.14418-R-44

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




A small valentine with a front of silver and white embossed paper, a circular window at upper centre containing a chromolithograph of the head and shoulders of a boy in a green coat attempting to catch a butterfly in a net which he holds in his right hand. Affixed at lower centre is a glazed scrap of flowers around a flaming heart printed with the motto: 'Joy of / my / heart'. The silver lace-paper front 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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14418-R-44
Primary reference Number: 215392
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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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