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Title: Valentine's Day card

Accession Number: 2003.82.35
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: valentine
Maker: George C. Whitney Company
Place: USA, MA, Worcester
Date: between 1866-1942
Materials: paper
Description: Valentine's Day card; circle in center with boy in sailors suit holding suitcase and standing with girl, both are looking in shop window with hearts in the display case, surrounding the circle are hearts and a bouquet of flowers, pressed gold foil decorative motif on blue background; line drawing on the inside of girl throwing rope around boy; printed on inside "Do you think fairy tales come true?/ Cause I know of one 'bout me and you./ I am sure that this one's really so -/ May I tell you it? Please/ don't say, No."; handwritten on back "Papa/ from/ Eleanor"; printed on back "WhitneyMade/ WorcesterMass."

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