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Valentine's Card

Uploaded on:
2011-08-25 14:18:00.0
File Size:
1.26 MB
Dimensions:
1456 x 2432 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 19118
Description: Vinegar Valentine's card, c1875. Shows a middle aged woman looking at a drawing of a cat in female dress. Bears message:

'Why do they call you a nasty old cat,
And say many things a deal ruder than that,
'Tis from envy perhaps of your manifold graces,
How would it not please you to claw in their faces'.
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): Valentine's Card
Title (of Artwork / Object): Valentine's Card
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Late 19th century
Description (Object or Artwork): Vinegar Valentine's card, c1875. Shows a middle aged woman looking at a drawing of a cat in female dress. Bears message: 'Why do they call you a nasty old cat, And say many things a deal ruder than that, 'Tis from envy perhaps of your manifold graces, How would it not please you to claw in their faces'.
Subject tags:
history
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local
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Brighton & Hove
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valentine
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vinegar valentine
   
Other Keywords: local history, social history

File info

Original Filename: dmas_hatmp000904_d13_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.26 MB; 1456 x 2432 pixels; 123 x 206 mm (print at 300 DPI); 385 x 643 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HATMP000904_D13