Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Valentine card
  • United States
  • Valentine card, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph, hand coloring
  • Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7090
Description

Image of a man in a circle with a floral border. The man is shown seated, full length, in a circle in the center. He is wearing white pants, a yellow vest, and a brown coat. He has black hair. There is a top hat to his left and he holds a letter in his left hand. He is seated on rocks with a landscape in the background. The border has pink roses in the four corners and small blue flowers throughout. There rectangles in the center of the top, left, right, and bottom. There is black text in the rectangles.