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A powder blue valentine made from a delicate and intricate lace paper.

“These pretty missive gifts and letters are commonly sent upon this occasion to and from the young people who love each other in a pleasant and innocent way.
It proves how friends and kindred may use the post-office to remind one another of their mutual claims to affection”.


  • Opposite
  • Lace-paper valentine
  • 76 x 114mm (3 x 4½in)
  • circa 1870s
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