Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Valentine card
  • United States
  • Valentine card, circa 1855
  • Where object was made: United States
  • perforated paper, embossing, etching, pen, ink
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7122

Etched image of a fox catching a bird in a landscape. Just beneath the bird, an inscription reads “Were I but every day and hour with thee!”. Integral frame of paper perforated to emulate lace.