Victorian era paper Valentine’s Day cards

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Title

Victorian era paper Valentine’s Day cards

Subject

Miss Elizabeth L. Dixon 1842-1939

Description

This collection of Valentines contains cards that were given to Mrs. Elizabeth L. C. Dixon 1819-1871 and Miss Bessie L. Dixon 1841-1931 One card is dated 14 February 1848. This collection features depictions of nature and various floras. The collection is also intriguing due to the processes used to produce the cards including lithography and hand-painting. 

These valentines have not been digitized. 

Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Welling on 29 March 1976
Located at Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Dixon-Welling Collection, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Creator

Unknown

Rights

CC BY 4.0 DEED

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Text

This collection of Valentines contains cards that were given to Mrs. Elizabeth L. C. Dixon 1819-1871 and Miss Bessie L. Dixon 1841-1931 One card is dated 14 February 1848. This collection features depictions of nature and various floras. The collection is also intriguing due to the processes used to produce the cards including lithography and hand-painting. Gift to Connecticut Museum of Culture and History by Miss Elizabeth D. Welling on 29 March 1976

Creator/Author

Unknown

Recipient

Mrs. Elizabeth L. C. Dixon 1819-1871
Miss Bessie L. Dixon 1841-1931

Date

14 February 1848
Date Added
November 9, 2023
Collection
PUBLIC MUSEUM COLLECTION
Item Type
Document
Citation
Unknown, “Victorian era paper Valentine’s Day cards,” e A r c h i V e s , accessed May 21, 2024, https://citizenarchivist.omeka.net/items/show/641.