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Valentine card: P.14591-R

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Valentine card

Maker(s)

Dobbs, Henry (Publisher)

Description

A valentine of embossed white lace-paper with an open musical score with lithographed detail of musical staves and verse: 'With / Tenderness / but sprightly / 'Oh! / I should like to marry, / if that I could find any little / partner suited to my mind'. A guitar of gilt, embossed cut-paper with blue ribbon attached is affixed over the score. Two collages of embossed and hand-coloured leaves and flowers with hand-painted foliage are arranged above and below the music. DOBBS & CO is stamped at lower left. A sheet of very thin, coated paper has been folded and one side pasted to the verso, the other functioning as the back paper. Inscribed on the inside left-hand page and on the verso with the price: '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

Watercolour Lithography Collage

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14591-R
Primary reference Number: 215536
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 6 July 2018 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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