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Barmaid Vinegar Valentine - Oh what a bob! and what a Chin!

1850s. A single-fold hand colored vinegar valentine or Penny Dreadful. It depicts a women with exaggerated facial features and hair behind a bar pouring a pint. It is captioned:
Oh, what a bob! and what a chin!
What eyes! and what a nose!
What charming smiles! what winning ways!
What graceful talk that flows!
Like rum-and-milk from those sweet lips,
That for lovers' kisses were made!
Oh, what a shame such a lovely girl
Should over be a Barmaid!
Inside and back cover blank. Light surface wear.

Price: $50.00

Item #24011335

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