Happy Valentines Day!!!

These antique Valentines have been lucky a few times over. First the recipient saved them. Then, they survived a flood in Dad’s basement. While everything else in the box they were in was sadly soaked and ruined, these were tucked safely in a water-tight plastic bag. I’ve been wanting to share these pretties for a while. They’ve spent the last few years packed away, just waiting to be seen. Here is a small sampling (and, yes, I took photos instead of scanning for a reason)…..

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Interested in more information on Victorian Valentines? May I suggest: The Secret Life of Victorian Cards   and Valentines; the Language of Love.

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Published in: on February 14, 2013 at 1:03 am  Leave a Comment  

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