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Valentine card: P.14566-R

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Current Location: In storage

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Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A valentine of white lace-paper with central roundel opening out into concertinaed three-dimensional scenes with hand-coloured lithography. A central oval panel is decorated with hand-coloured cut-paper pink and yellow flowers with hand-painted leaves and hand-written verse in ink above and below a central embossed gold and blue roundel with silver cupid ornament affixed at the centre: 'Thou art / so b[.....] around my heart / That it were worse / than death to part'. The roundel can be pulled upwards to reveal three folded, lithographed and hand-coloured woodland scenes featuring firstly, a pair of doves, secondly a young woman and old woman (fortune-teller?) and thirdly, a lake with church and boat containing a gentleman. The interior is blank.

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

Hand colouring
Lithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14566-R
Primary reference Number: 215511
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 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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