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Valentine card: P.14343-R-22

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Object information

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Publisher)

Description

Embossed paper with central square frame of silver lace-paper mounted on paper springs which is trimmed with thick blue, silk fringing. At the centre, a three-dimensional collage bouquet composed of fabric flowers, leaves, dried grasses and pearls. Embossed chromolithographed scraps of flowers are attached to the four corners of the paper. An embroidered verse inside an oval-shaped silver lace-paper frame: 'Forget Me Not / Oh! It is sweet, Tis passing sweet / though in a / distant spot, / to know that / till again / we meet, / thou dost / forget me / not'.

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

Embroidery Chromolithography Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14343-R-22
Primary reference Number: 214088
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Valentine card" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/214088 Accessed: 2021-12-07 06:18:56

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