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Card Album

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2011-08-25 14:17:00.0
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1.03 MB
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Digital Media Bank ID: 19107
Description: It is Divine to Love, But if We Can't; What Then? Vinegar Valentine's Card, c1875. Shows woman depicted in black bearing a tray laden in food and drink. Bears following lines of verse:

'Bitter ale and chops, how very nice,
Such dainties ought to melt a heart of ice,
And yet dear girl I can't make up my mind,
To love you, for in you no charm I find.'
Categories: Timeline/ Victorian (1837 - 1901), Timeline/ 1870s, Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Seasonal/ St Valentine's Day  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & HoveRoyal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Card Album
Title (of Artwork / Object): Card Album
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: local history, social history, vinegar valentine

File info

Original Filename: dmas_hatmp000904_d02_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.03 MB; 1450 x 2443 pixels; 123 x 207 mm (print at 300 DPI); 384 x 646 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HATMP000904