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Valentine card: P.14420-R.f34rii

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Meek, George

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Description

A small 48-mo size valentine of white embossed lace-paper with a green slip paper. A central oval panel is hand-painted with a design of a violet and red flowers with hand-written motto in red ink: 'Think of / me.'. 'MEEK' is stamped along the spine at upper and lower left and at lower centre. The back paper is missing. An initial 'E' is written in graphite on the album leaf below the valentine. The names 'Edith' and 'Netty' are written into the album. These names would probably account for the single initials of 'E' or 'N' written on the album leaves adjacent to a number of the valentines in the album. The initials presumably indicate either from whom they were received or to whom they were sent.

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

British

Techniques used in production

Watercolour
Pen and ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14420-R.f34rii
Primary reference Number: 215438
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Wednesday 27 February 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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