Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Valentine

Valentine

  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1834 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and stipple, coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Willoughby Hodgson

  • Museum number:

    E.1485-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 67, box A

Physical description

Valentine's card, with a handwritten message and postmark.

Place of Origin

UK (made)

Date

1834 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Etching and stipple, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

My dear Mrs. Plant, while you are asleep / I write your Valentine. / I hope you will remain quite well / as many years as I can tell / Goderich / Febr. 14th 1834.

Dimensions

Height: 7.375 in, Width: 9 in

Descriptive line

Valentine sent by Lord Goderich to his nurse Mrs Plant, postmarked 1834

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Stipple

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Romance; Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.