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RECORD-NUMBER
NWHCM : 1968.139 : S
PHOTOGRAPHY
REFERENCE-NUMBER
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CAPTION
ASSIGNED-NUMBER
139.968
NUMBER-OF-ITEMS
IDENTIFICATION
SIMPLE-NAME
greetings card
FULL-NAME
Valentine card
CLASSIFIED-NAME
1 . 1 1 8 4
CLASSIFIED-NAME
community life & cultural tradition & rites of passage & courtship
CLASSIFIED-NAME
customs & love & valentines
BRIEF-DESCRIPTION
Valentine card, paper lace in gold and white, includes couples, cherubs and roses, embossed, cut-out and gilt, central circular silk panel on which is mounted a silver bird, spray of flowers at base, legend, My dearest Miss, I send thee a kiss, base of card decorated wtih cloth and paper flowers and leaves, back of card has handwritten inscription, Good Morrow Valentine, complete with paper lace envelope addressed to Miss Jenny Lowe, query Love, Crostwight Hall, Smallburgh, Norfolk, query postmark Norwich FE 13.62 for 1862, envelope in poor condition, published by Windsor; 1862
PRODUCTION
CORPORATE-BODY
publisher : Windsor
DATE
1862
PERIOD
19th century
PERIOD
1860s
PERIOD
Late Victorian
ASSOCIATION
NATURE
use
PERSON
: Lowe, Jenny, Miss
PLACE
& & Smallburgh & Norfolk & England
SITE-NAME
Crostwight Hall
DATE
1862
EVENT
St Valentine's Day
PERIOD
19th century
PERIOD
1860s
PERIOD
Late Victorian
DESCRIPTION
MATERIAL
paper
INSCRIPTION
inscription : printed : : : My dearest Miss / I send thee a kiss
INSCRIPTION
inscription : : envelope : : Miss Jenny Lowe / Crostwight Hall, Smallburgh, Norfolk
INSCRIPTION
post mark : stamped : envelope : dated : NORWICH FE 13.62
PART.DIMEN.READING
: : 95 x 136 mm
ACQUISITION
METHOD
gift
DATE
1968
DOCUMENTATION-GROUP
REFERENCE
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NOTES
PERMANENT-LOCATION
Strangers' Hall, in store (please check with museum staff to view - see link below for contact details)
ADMIN-CATEGORY
curated by : Strangers Hall :