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Quarto Color Lithograph Valentine with Eggwash Hand Finish Depicting Courting Couple in a Garden c 1840.
Valentine with Eggwash Quarto Color

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Price: $225.00

Box 4

Product Code: 55261

Finely embossed lace paper border design of strawberry vines.  Center cartouche color lithograph with eggwash hand finish depicts an early Victorian couple while strolling through a garden – he plucks a pink rose matching her costume.  It is captioned “No sorrow or care can chase from my mind, The impression your accents impart,  The smile on your lip, the light in your eye, Bring rapture and love to my heart.”  Quarto.  Inside page blank. C1840.  Measures 9” x 7 ½”. Folds for envelope or mailing.  Fine minor border defects; minimal detraction.