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Valentine card: P.14572-R

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Current Location: In storage

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Valentine card

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Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A comic valentine. A hand-coloured woodcut printed on very thin wove paper with an embossed border on the recto. A man wearing a top hat, blue jacket and white gloves is seen in three-quarter profile. He holds a snuff box in his left hand and pushes snuff up his nose with his right. A letterpress verse is printed below: 'What snuffy, what a nasty habit, / It turns your nose up like a rabbit, / Be sure of this if you go on. / You will by girls be left alonge. / Fo[r] never in this world will they, / Be wed with one who snuffs all day.'. A price written in graphite on the verso at upper right: '1/- [1 shilling]'.

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
Letterpress
Woodcut

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14572-R
Primary reference Number: 215517
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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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