Lift-up valentine with white, perforated lace, the right and left corners of which are backed by red paper; the bottom corners are adorned with images of flowers; the center of the lace is adorned with an image of a beehive at the top and a gold lamppost at the bottom. Cameo image depicts a young boy driving a carriage pulled by a dog, in which ride two young women, one of whom is carrying a parasol. TAFT 25 is embossed on the back of the card.
Beehives; Boys; Dogs; Flowers; Greeting cards; Paper craft; Parasols; Taft, Jotham, 1816-1910; Valentines; Verses (Poetry); Young women
Taft (Grafton MA)
10 x 15.5 cm
MSS 440, Greeting Card Collection
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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