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Valentine card: P.14577-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Mullord Bros.

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Description

A valentine designed for a female child. White wove paper with a lace-paper border. At the centre is a blonde-haired young girl with a skipping rope composed of collaged textile and paper elements (known as a 'dressed' or 'paper-doll' valentine): white velvet body with shoes and other details drawn in pen and ink and a blue net skirt applied with lilac silk bow. The head and shoulders of the girl are chromolithography on paper. The skipping rope is a length of white thread. A few strokes of green paint behind the figure at lower centre indicate grass. A paper scroll with scalloped edge and lithographed message in blue ink is affixed at lower centre: 'To my Darling Girl'. MULLORD BROS is stamped at lower left. 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

Applied textile
Chromolithography
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14577-R
Primary reference Number: 215522
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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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