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Remember Me: P.14595-R

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Current Location: In storage


Remember Me
Valentine card


Publisher: Unknown




A valentine, apparently homemade, comprising four silver cameo-embossed lace-paper hearts, each featuring a different design and different central motto or verse and mounted onto a sheet of yellow paper which is folded into quarters. The top left design of flowers and two birds with central window containing a printed woodblock wreath and message: 'From / GLASGOW', stamped in green, blue and red. The top right design of putti and a church has a central window containing a chromolithograph of roses with motto: 'A TOKEN OF AFFECTION'. The lower left design of putti and birds has a central window containing a chromolithograph of red flowers and motto: 'AFFECTION'. The lower right design of putti has a central window containing a panel of white silk printed with a titled verse: 'Remember / Me / Oh, do not think, though far away, - Thou / art forgot by me! - Ah! / no; believe there's not a / day - But I remember thee. / - My silence, pray, do not / blame, - Nor think un- / kind of me; - Believe / my friendship just the / same; I still remem- /ber thee.'. The paper is inscribed with a price in graphite at lower right: '2/6 [2 shillings and sixpence]'.

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Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

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Accession number: P.14595-R
Primary reference Number: 215540
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 6 July 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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