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A Duck and Geese

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2011-08-25 14:18:00.0
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Digital Media Bank ID: 19119
Description: A Duck and Geese. Vinegar Valentine's card, c1875. Shows a woman being pulled along by two gees bearing male human heads. Cupid dances behind her. Bears message:

'With Cupid ready to assist you,
What mortal is there can resist you?
You drive the men like silly geese?
And leave them neither ease nor peace.'
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): A Duck and Geese
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Late 19th century
Description (Object or Artwork): A Duck and Geese. Vinegar Valentine's card, c1875. Shows a woman being pulled along by two gees bearing male human heads. Cupid dances behind her. Bears message: 'With Cupid ready to assist you, What mortal is there can resist you? You drive the men like silly geese? And leave them neither ease nor peace.'
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_d14_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 952.08 KB; 2288 x 1520 pixels; 194 x 129 mm (print at 300 DPI); 605 x 402 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HATMP000904_D14