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Title(s):

Happy is her most truly so for whom you heart does beat : a wife is so modest and so fair must render bliss complete.

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. 13 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
Valentine card. Cream paper valentine, with embossed and cut paper, mounted on green paper. Cobweb style, a radiating cut-paper lattice-work, is surrounded by floral motifs. The cobweb, when lifted reveals an image of a cupid. Botanical illustration with a decorative scrap of doves.Text written in blue ink. Damaged at top: portion of cut paper missing.
Subject Terms:
Valentines -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Ephemera.
Valentines.
Botanical illustrations
Embossed papers.
Cobwebs (Paperwork).
Cut-paper works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1850.
Scraps.
Doves.
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