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Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women are assembling a large paper valentine decoration. One woman stands on a ladder in front of a fireplace working on the top of the decoration, whi...

Date: 1965-02-10 

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of an elephant. She is wearing a red hat with a pink bow and is standing up on her back legs. A red heart in the upper...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with two views of a play performed for Valentine's Day. One side shows a person dressed in jester's attir...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a black cartoon cat made of five pieces. It has a metal paper fastener in the center that allows movement of the head, legs and tai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with Cupid holding a golden ribbon bow in the shape of a heart. He is surrounded by Forget Me Not flowers, and at the bottom of the ri...

Date: 1941-02-14 

Description: Main floor of Manchester's Department Store with valentine heart decorations and merchandise displays.

Date: 1963-02-14 

Description: Drawing of the face of a woman in a heart shape, with a written date of Valentine's Day. Text on bottom right reads: "A Woman's Virtue is Man's Imagination...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a large red heart with a man seated in a chair over it. His head is resting in his right hand and he appears to be in despair. He h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a cat with a megaphone sitting on the number three. In a blue plaid heart tucked behind, the text reads: "I'd Give 3 Cheers If You'...

Date: 1914-02-13 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a Dutch woman and man facing each other. She is wearing a yellow dress, white bonnet, wooden shoes (clogs) and carries a bask...

Date: 1900 

Description: Valentine's Day card that has foldout panels on both sides. The bottom layer is a heart-shaped card with a floral and metallic gold border, die cut and emb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a Japanese man and woman kissing. They are both wearing kimonos with obi (sashes) and are barefoot. The verse below reads "O, mai...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

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