Valentine

Object number
01.1003
Date
1840 – 1899
Description
Valentine with the front featuring paper lace and flowers. A woman's face appears through a circular cut out. The interior features a poem, and the full bust portrait of the woman. The poem entitled "Affection" reads:
Oh, that the sweets of all the flowers that grow, The labouring air would gather into one In garden, fields nor meadows leaving none, And would their sweetness all upon thee throw
Materials
paper
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
valentines