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mid 19th century (made)
Place of origin

Valentine, one of a large group of 220 in assorted designs and styles.
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Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
card with colour lithograph, paper-lace, fabric appliqué, and/or watercolour, etc.
Brief description
Unknown. Valentine, one of a group of 220, American, English, or French; mid-19th century.
Physical description
Valentine, one of a large group of 220 in assorted designs and styles.
Credit line
Bequeathed by Guy Tristram Little
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1953 London: HMSO, 1963
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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