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Title(s):

Thou are all I wish.

Published/Created:
Great Britain : publisher not identified, mid-19th century.
Physical Description:
1 card ; 22 x 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1866.V3 C6+ no. 6 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Valentine card. Cut, embossed and pierced white paper frame against light green paper backing. Fine cross stitch mesh mounted to back of frame. The phrase "Thou are all I wish" cross stitched in blue thread. Mounted on mesh is a smaller cut and embossed paper frame, with translucent paper interior, on which are mounted die cut scraps depicting motifs of love: a cupid, a dove and florals.
Subject Terms:
Valentines -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Valentines.
Cross stitch.
Cut-paper works.
Embossed prints.
Botanical illustrations
Scraps.
Die cutting.
Cupids.
Doves.
Chromolithographs -- mid-19th century.
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