Lift-up valentine with perforated, paper lace over a pink, white, and beige decorative paper. Center of lace includes a large, perforated leaf with an image of a young man, both of which may be moved to reveal a lithographed scene of pink roses and a cupid holding a verse within, entitled "A Blessing", that reads: May your progress in life's busy road/Bring blessings in daily increase;/At its close may your feelings in fullness abound/With harmony, gladness and peace. Card opens providing option to write a personal message.
Cupids (Art); Flowers; Greeting cards; Handicraft; Paper craft; Roses; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young men
8.5 x 12 cm
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
Requests for permission to publish material from this collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian at the Phillips Library.