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Item No: frk00753f
Title: Valentine
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Language: English
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

1 \ My Dearest Dear and blest divine \ I’ve pictured here your heart and mine.
2 \ But Cupid with her Cruel dart \ Has deeply pierced my tender heart
3 \ And has between us set Across \ Which makes me to lament my loss 
4 \ But I’m in hopes when that is gone \ That both our hearts will be in one


Category: Love Letter (Liebesbrief)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. This document is a square sheet of paper that is folded into a star. The text and drawings are on both sides of the sheet. The areas that are visible on the folded paper are decorated with text, hearts, flowers and a small cross. One of the hearts is pierced by an arrow. The measurements refer to the unfolded paper. For records of the unfolded front and reverse, see FLP 753 and FLP 753v.


Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 32 cm x 32 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 753
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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