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Valentine card: P.14412-R-106

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Object information

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Unknown (Publisher)

Description

Comic valentine. Small playing card-size card with hand-coloured lithograph of a male figure standing in three-quarter profile to the left, holding a cane in his right hand and a top hat in his left. A comic, glazed chromolithographed head of a man with dark hair and monocle is applied. A verse printed below: 'You're a proud conceited fop, no less / All you think about is dress; / Before to love you make pretence, / Try to learn some common sense.'.

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1850 - Circa 1860

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring Lithography Chromolithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14412-R-106
Primary reference Number: 214830
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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

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