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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1875 (made)
    Feb 12 1975 (stamped)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (artist)
    Marcus Ward & Co. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.3:10-1971

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Valentine and envelope. Colour lithograph. A lady and a cupid under a blossoming tree with turtle doves with ornamental gilt border, the inside printed in gilt with a verse by Edmund Spenser. The envelope addressed to Miss Starr, 14 Russell Square, WC and postmarked February 12 1875.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1875 (made)
Feb 12 1975 (stamped)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (artist)
Marcus Ward & Co. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, colour lithography

Marks and inscriptions

Miss Starr, 14 Russell Square, WC
Address on envelope

Dimensions

Height: 25 cm when folded, Width: 21.4 cm Card only

Descriptive line

Designed by Walter Crane, published by Marcus Ward & Co.: Valentine and envelope, addressed to Miss Starr, colour lithograph, c.1875

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1970

Materials

Paper; Printer's ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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