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Greetings card

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1860 (made)
    Feb 14th 1863 (marked)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, printed, embossed

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Embossed lace paper mount of roses and scrolls. An oval, inset, polychrome picture shows a gentleman kneeling at the feet of a young lady in a rural setting. This has a lace paper border with gilt scroll decoration and a scrap below with the words ‘NO MATTER WHERESOEVER I BE, MY HEART WILL EVER BELONG TO THEE’.

Place of Origin

England (made)


c.1860 (made)
Feb 14th 1863 (marked)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, printed, embossed

Marks and inscriptions

February 14th 1863
Envelope postmark date

Miss Louise Starr, 38 Bedford Square
Envelope addressed


Height: 23.4 cm, Width: 19 cm

Descriptive line

Anonymous artist: Valentine and envelope, addressed to Miss Louise Starr, c.1863

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1970


Printer's ink; Paper


Printed; Embossed

Subjects depicted



Greeting cards


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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