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Valentine

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1805-1830 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    Dobbs (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and gold, embossed card

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little

  • Museum number:

    E.2040-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box GG68Z(I)

Physical description

Valentine, blind stamped 'Dobbs Patent' and with a decorative border.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1805-1830 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
Dobbs (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and gold, embossed card

Marks and inscriptions

'Dobbs Patent'
Blind stamped

Dimensions

Height: 24.45 cm, Width: 19.69 cm

Descriptive line

Embossed valentine, stamped Dobbs Patent, embossed with cupids and mottos. On paper watermarked 1805.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Watercolour; Card; Gold paint

Techniques

Embossing; Blind stamping

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Romance; Greeting cards; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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