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Civil War Era - Hand colored valentine - Strolling Couple

Given the appearance, appears to be American, Civil War era.

American. 1860-1870. A single-fold 7 3/4" x 4 7/8" lithograph valentine printed on plain paper. Image depicts a strolling somewhat sorrowful appearing couple. Decorative floral and filigree border. The verse below reads:
That arching brow and clustering hair--
That face all void of art--
The speaking glance, and modest air,
Are pictured in my heart.
'Twas Love alone the image drew,
That image dear to me;
And as an offering kind and true.
I send it now to thee."
Inside is blank. Printed slightly askew. Minimal wear.

Price: $100.00

Item #24011965

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