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Valentine card: P.14617-R

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Current Location: In storage


Valentine card


Publisher: Meek, George




White embossed paper overlaid on paper springs with a 'frame' of gilt, embossed lace-paper with a design of urns, shells and lattice-work panels. A chromolithograph of carnations and scrap of flowers with printed motto: 'To / my dear little friend'. At the centre of the 'frame' is a collage of real moss and a chromolithographed, embossed scrap of a young boy in red with a hoop and a dog. The back paper is missing. Remnants of blue paper adhered to the verso indicate that the valentine was previously mounted. MEEK stamped at lower centre (seen from verso).

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Given by Sir Stephen Gaselee, 1942

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Method of acquisition: Given (1942) by Gaselee, Stephen

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Accession number: P.14617-R
Primary reference Number: 215577
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Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 6 January 2022

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

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