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Valentine card: P.14418-R-51

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




White embossed paper of a lace and vine design. A smaller panel of white lace-paper is mounted on paper springs at the centre, although the paper springs are now stuck down. Chromolithographed flower scraps are affixed at centre left and right. A collage of cut-paper green leaves and a chromolithographed flower scrap is affixed at lower centre. A rectangular window at the centre has a pink gauze blind which is mounted with a scrap of white embossed paper with a design of a fountain of water and a shell onto which is positioned a chromolithographed scrap of a putto with a mirror. A scrap of a duck swimming on water with a scroll below is printed with a motto: 'My darling hope'. The front paper is adhered to the back.

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-51
Primary reference Number: 215399
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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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