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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, blue paper, lace, colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.3:15-1971

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Valentine, boy in period costume showing a girl a bird's nest and egs, inside a verse entitled 'THE NEST' printed in gilt. Colour lithograph with lace mount on blue paper

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, blue paper, lace, colour lithography

Dimensions

Height: 18.7 cm when folded, Width: 15 cm Card only

Descriptive line

Designed by Kate Greenaway, published by Marcus Ward & Co.: Valentine, boy in period costume showing a girl a bird's nest and eggs, inside a verse entitled 'THE NEST', colour lithograph with lace mount on blue paper, c.1875

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1970

Materials

Blue paper; Printer's ink; Lace

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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