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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Probably, printed)

  • Date:

    c.1865 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper, printer's ink, colour lithography, hand writing, embossing

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.1:6-1971

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Embossed lacy paper, with colour lithograph decoration of urns of flowers on a balustrade. These open out to show a view of a lady in a boat being drawn by a swan across a lake, with had written message underneath.

Place of Origin

Germany (Probably, printed)

Date

c.1865 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Paper, printer's ink, colour lithography, hand writing, embossing

Marks and inscriptions

I LOVE ONLY THEE
Hand written

ICH GRATULIRE ZUM NEUEN JAHR
Congratulations for the New Year

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm when folded, Width: 7.5 cm When folded

Descriptive line

Anonymous artist: Valentine or New Year card, hand written message 'I LOVE ONLY THEE', c.1865

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1970

Materials

Paper; Printer's ink

Techniques

Hand written; Colour lithography; Embossed

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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