Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Valentine card
  • unknown maker from England, United Kingdom
  • Valentine card, circa 1890
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • chromolithograph
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7121

This Valentine’s Day card features a young person with small angel wings riding a golden chariot pulled by three doves. It reads “St. Valentine’s Greeting.” in the upper left corner. The background is pale blue and white. The border is a frame consisting of flowers, scrolling, and lines spanning vertically outward from the outside of the frame to the edge of the card.