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Valentine card: P.14596-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 pink wove paper mounted with a sheet of shaped, embossed white, cut-paper with a central oval window with a net blind mounted with a silver, embossed cupid ornament and framed with pieces of cut-paper, hand-coloured coral. A hand-written motto in blue ink at lower centre: 'I off [sic] Thee my faithful Love'. The interior is blank. The valentine appears to have been put together by hand by an amateur. A price is inscribed in graphite on the verso: '2/6 [2 shillings and sixpence]'.

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
Hand colouring
Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14596-R
Primary reference Number: 215541
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 6 July 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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