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Friendship Album, Make-Do, Women
Alton, Belknap, New Hampshire: 1831-. Eight (8) pages stitched together with string binding; no covers. Includes 11 different entries from friends and family. The first entry from a male friend concludes with "when this you see Remember me". All entries written inverse and with sentiments of friendship and love, including.....
Scherenschnitte, Putnam-Houser House
A grouping of materials belonging to John D. Ripley found by a descendant among papers in the of the Putnam-Houser House in 1981. Contents include:A 12” x 15” scherenschnitte or cut-work paper valentine with elongated floral design and circular decorative elements at border. Center has a hand-penned verse reading “This.....
friendship album, autograph album, quote, quotes, poetry, poems, verse, acrostic poem, drawing, illustration, ink
1880-1898. An autograph album from the later 19th century with a beautiful and unique cover. On cloth boards, the front and back strip is embossed with scrolls and floral designs. It is silver stamped with accents of red and black. The pages are gilded edged and the title page of.....
Watercolor, Folk Art, Birthday Greeting, Religious Iconography
AIDS, HIV, AIDs epidemic, informational pamphlets, health, social services,
Boston, MA: AIDS Action Committee, . A pair of pamphlets, entitled "What Do We Know About AIDS?" and "Guidelines for AIDS Risk Reduction - Update", both produced by the AIDS Action Committee, now known as AIDS Action. Original formed by Fenway Community Health as a response to the AIDS epidemic.....
mechanical valentine, die-cut valentine
Two 9 3/4" x 5 1/2" die cut, mechanical valentine cards. The first couple has a purple umbrella over there heads. She has blond hair with a pink dress and he has a cap with black shirt and green plaid shorts. Between them is a hidden message on a card.....
Vinegar Valentine, Penny Dreadful, Comic Valentine, Hand colored
England: Unknown, c1870s. One printed and hand colored and one original art Penny Dreadful valentines with the same theme -- the maid is smitten with the Bobbie and he is smitten with her fare - from mutton to beer. The first, single-fold, with the maid having the upper hand atop.....
die-cut valentine, victorian valentine
Each of the three (3) card has different displays of Love. The big heart is 4 3/4" x 4 1/2" embossed with gold embellished coloring with pink flowers. The verse 'A Loving Though.' The smaller hearts are 3 3/4" x 3 3/4" one is embossed and the other is plain.....
A die cut, 4 3/4" x 4 1/4" Valentine cards. Each card has a sentiment on the front. Two of the cards have couples holding each other. The other card has a women dressed up with a fur coat and fancy hat. This cards verse ' To My Valentine With.....
valentines, victorian valentines, art nouveau valentine, open out honeycomb valentine
A three part embossed die-cut hinged valentine with a wicker basket filled with roses and forget-me-nots adorned with vibrant red honeycomb at base. Second tier is a pair of winged cherubs holding a large arrow with two hearts. The third tier or backing is a sail boat mast adorned with.....
Watercolor, Friendship Token
Miniature Letters, Manuscript, Sentiment and Friendship
UK: . Nine (9) miniature handmade envelopes each personally addressed with pen and ink or watercolor stamps/post marks. With in is a small mostly chromolithograph image applied to a card with a penned sentiment verso. Address to individuals with locations as The Nursery, The Enchanted Palace, Villa Maria, The Doll's.....
valentines, die-cut valentine
A 4 1/2" x 2 3/4" fold down valentine. The first angel is sitting on a log playing the mandolin. The second angel is listening to the music. She is surrounded by purple and whiteflowers. The background is pink with Dresden scrolls. The sentiment reads 'True Love.' Art Nouveau influenced.....
parchment and rivet, art nouveau influence, eclectibles, valentines, parchment and rive
An 8 1/2" x 7 1/2" die-cut, heart shaped, easel backed valentine with applied parchment with leaves, flowers and scroll design. The young lady is tastefully dressed with a valentine card in front of her. The verse has writing. The three rivets and parchmentare in the style of Art Nouveau.....
parchment and rivet, art nouveau influence, eclectibles, valentines, parchment and rivet
A 7 1/4" x 6 3/4" die-cut, heart shaped, easel backed valentine with three tiers that has applied parchment with yellow flowers design. The center heart is an image of a young girl with yellow roses in her hair. The other edge of this heart is red roses with a......
Calligraphy, Autograph Collecting
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin: 1877-1899. Autograph album of Miss Anna Allen, later Mrs. Flint c.1891, including Victorian scrap, calligraphic flourishes, and two rather fine gouaches of wildflowers. Oblong 12mo (4" by 7"), approx. 120 pp., about half-filled with contemporary ink inscriptions ranging in date from 1877 to 1899, in original green.....
Autographs, Calligraphic Drawing, Riverhead NY
Riverhead, Long Island: c.1878. The autograph book of Addie [Raynor?], resident in Riverhead, Long Island, New York c.1878. Includes a very fine calligraphic drawing by Usher B. Howell done in ink and gilt; Howell would go on to be President of the Riverhead Bank. Four leaves of loose autograph leaves.....
Comic Valentine, Occupations, Love and Friendship
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.....
Anthropomorphism, Valentine, Food & Wine
A die cut, 5" x 2 1/2" black terrier dog serving up some valentine heart wishes. The verse on the heart is ‘To My Valentine. The dog is dressed as a waiter with a black bow tie. Under the tray, on his white suit, is marked Germany. Reverse has pencil.....
Childhood Ephemera, Paper Dolls, Pretend Play, S & C
Germany: Socolu, (S* C) No. 407, c1930s. An 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" litho on pressed board box titled "Little Friends" with acute accents instead of dots on the "i"s. Cover illustration depicts children at play, with one child particularly protective of her doll as others look on. Includes three.....
valentines, raphael tuck valentine, frances brundage, honeycomb, open-out valentine, early 20th century valentine, valentines with children
An embossed, die cut, 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" fold back, 3D Valentine Card. This heart shaped card has blue forget-me-nots hearts on the outer edge. In the Middle of the card the Frances Brundage boy and girl are smiling at each other. He is peeking at the girl in.....
1870s german friendship card, freundschaft card, Victorian scrap greeting card
c1870. A 4 ½” x 3” printed lithograph card with embossed diecut border and gold embellishment. Captioned Aus Freundschaft at base. Applied 3 ½” scrap of foppish young boy in proper riding attire opening his purse and presenting a letter. The scrap of the boy lifts to reveal a message.....
mechanical valentine, die-cut valentine
An embossed valentine depicting a little girl crying; you can see the tears on her face. She has on a red dress with white poke-a-dots. Her right arm is writing on the chalk board. The verse is 'To One I Love.' Measures 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"
valentines, honeycomb, open-out valentine, paper dolls, vintage paper dolls,
A charming series of love scraps in a floral setting. This is a 7 1/2 by 8 embossed, die cut, fold down, multi layer card with a small bright red honeycomb. The first layer has a cherub playing a morning-glory flower like horn. The brilliant red honeycomb is holding some.....