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Title(s):

A chicken.

Published/Created:
[Great Britain] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1860]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph ; 26 x 20 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1866.V3 C45 1860 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Valentine with image of a chicken dressed in women's clothes and a cupid aiming a bow and arrow at her. In the background are a couple dancing. Poem printed at bottom. One sheet mounted.
"Pray pretty Miss Bantam dont be chicken hearts/Twod'd be a foul deed, you and I should be parted/I'm a natty young farmer, like you, got a crop/So good that the question this year I may pop/ And I'll lay a nice egg now, that you now will inclined to be my sweet chick and my own Valentine".
Subject Terms:
Chickens.
Cupid (Roman deity)
Cupids.
Dancing.
Valentines -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1860.
Ephemera.
Valentines.
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