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Valentine card: P.14618-R

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Valentine card


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White lace-paper with cameo-embossed figures and an urn backed with a silk panel at lower centre. A collaged frame of lilac and gilt cut-paper pine fronds is arranged around the urn and affixed with a chromolithographed medallion with motto: 'Affection'. A window at upper centre backed with a silk panel hand-painted in gouache with a bunch of flowers and motto: 'Affections / Offering'. The white lace-paper has an adhered backing of pink tissue paper. The back paper is missing.

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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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Applied textile Collage Gouache

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14618-R
Primary reference Number: 215578
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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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