Square, pale blue valentine with embossed, decorative edges, bordered in pink flowers. Center image depicts a young woman seated at a pianoforte, atop of which sits sheet music. The woman is dressed in a blue dress with pink flowers. A young man, dressed in pink knickers and a green and white stripped coat, stands next to her, holding a violin. Text on back of card reads: To every beat of this heart of mine,/Bids me aye repeat No dear name but thine. Text is decorated with sprigs of flowers printed in the same color as the brown text.
Flowers; Greeting cards; Pianoforte; Sheet music; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Violin; Young men; Young women
12 x 11.5 cm
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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