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Title: Valentine's Day card

Accession Number: 2003.82.34
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: valentine
Materials: paper
Description: Valentine's Day card; heart-shaped card with scalloped edges; small vignette in center of gaff-rigged sloops sailing off wooded coast with lighthouse, upper left and right feature dragonflies, bottom has purple irises, interior background pressed gold foil in decorative motif, outside background is blue sky with clouds motif; printed on inside "DEAREST/ As flowers love sunshine,/ As earth loves the dew,/ In just the same/ measure,/ Is/ my love for/ you."; handwritten on back "To eleanor/ + millie [?]/ from/ William/ Cranker".

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