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Heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds and verse

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0767
This item is a heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds that hangs from a ribbon. It was created approximately in the 1840s. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Dates

  • approximately 1840s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information. Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)

Biographical / Historical

There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Scope and Contents

Rewritten from dealer description:

This item is a heart-shaped Valentine with origami folds which hang from a ribbon. It was created approximately in the 1840s. The front and back of the item are hand colored, and it unfolds to form three different flower patterns. Each flower has eight panels featuring a short poem or exigesis. The item measures approximately 18 x 17 cm at its widest points.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was purchased from White Fox Rare Books and Antiques LLC in April 2016 with support from the Paul Eric Slusser Memorial Fund.

Processing Information

This item was processed by Kristen Diehl in December 2016.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA