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Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to be Wise

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Digital Media Bank ID: 19148
Description: Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to be Wise. Vinegar Valentine's card, 19th century. Shows a shy woman in black. Bears message:

'Why maiden why, are you so very shy?
Pray don't imagine for a moment I,
Am on the point of making love to you,
For you are much mistaken if you do.'
Categories: Timeline/ Victorian (1837 - 1901), Collections / Local & Social History, Learning Themes/ Victorians, Seasonal/ St Valentine's Day  

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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): Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to be Wise
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): Late 19th century
Description (Object or Artwork): Where Ignorance is Bliss, 'Tis Folly to be Wise. Vinegar Valentine's card, 19th century. Shows a shy woman in black. Bears message: 'Why maiden why, are you so very shy? Pray don't imagine for a moment I, Am on the point of making love to you, For you are much mistaken if you do.'
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

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Original Filename: dmas_hatmp000904_d43_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.01 MB; 1747 x 2916 pixels; 148 x 247 mm (print at 300 DPI); 462 x 772 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: HATMP000904_D43
Date Created: Tue Aug 21 14:28:00 BST 2007