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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:

    CIRC.1:4-1971

  • 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)

Date

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

Artist/maker

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

Dimensions

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

Materials

Printer's ink; Paper

Techniques

Printed; Embossed

Subjects depicted

Valentines

Categories

Greeting cards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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