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Write You Down An Ass? Tis Done Sir

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Description: Write You Down An Ass? Tis Done Sir.

Vinegar valentine's card, 19th century. Shows a man in black holding a picture of another man. Bears message:

'Oh what a pretty Valentine,
And so like you, friend of mine
For every one says you're an ass,
And other donkeys quite surpass.'
Categories: Timeline/ Victorian (1837 - 1901), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Seasonal/ St Valentine's Day  

Rights & Reuse

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

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Valentine's Card
Title (of Artwork / Object): Write You Down An Ass? Tis Done Sir
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Late 19th century
Description (Object or Artwork): Write You Down An Ass? Tis Done Sir. Vinegar valentine's card, 19th century. Shows a man in black holding a picture of another man. Bears message: 'Oh what a pretty Valentine, And so like you, friend of mine For every one says you're an ass, And other donkeys quite surpass.'
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_d26_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 676.56 KB; 1470 x 2466 pixels; 124 x 209 mm (print at 300 DPI); 389 x 652 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HATMP000904_D26
Date Created: Tue Aug 21 10:07:00 BST 2007