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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kate Greenaway, born 1846 - died 1901 (artist)
    Marcus Ward & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, lace, pink paper, colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from the collection of the late Estella Canziani in 1970.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.3:17-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 196

Physical description

Valentines, colour lithograph with lace mount on pink paper with red edge

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Kate Greenaway, born 1846 - died 1901 (artist)
Marcus Ward & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, lace, pink paper, colour lithography

Dimensions

Height: 18.8 cm when folded, Width: 15 cm Card only

Descriptive line

Designed by Kate Greenaway, published by Marcus Ward & Co.: Valentine, a girl and boy in mock 17th century costumer sitting on the edge of an ornamental pond, inside a verse 'AN INVITATION', colour lithograph with lace mount on pink paper with red edge, c.1875

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1970

Materials

Pink paper; Printer's ink; Lace

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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