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Given by Mrs Willoughby Hodgson
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Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 67, box A
Post Office notice asking people to send their letters and parcels early on the 13th of February, due to the high volume of Valentine's day post. It also advises them to pack their Valentine's presents, including bouquets, confectionary and toys, carefully before sending them.
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Post Office Notice. St. Valentine's Day. . . . The Public will greatly assist the Post Office by posting their Letters, / Parcels, &c., early on Saturday the 13th February, in view / of the large numbers of Valentines that are sent by post. / It is desirable that Valentines containing, for instance, Cut Flowers, / Bouquets, Confectionery, Toys, Fancy Articles, &c, intended for transmission / by Parcel Post, should be carefully packed by the Senders so as to secure them / from injury during transit . . . / General Post Office, / February, 1886.
Height: 8.25 in, Width: 6.5625 in
Post Office notice concerning Valentine's Day, British, 1886
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection