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Boxed Valentine's Day Card

Anonymous, British, late 18th century
Overall: 3 15/16 x 2 7/8 in. (10 x 7.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Richard Riddell, 1981
Accession Number:
Not on view
White rectangular box with decorative print in blue ink. In the middle the words ' Forget me not' are printed. The box contains a card with a raised, cut-open paper frame surrounding a scrap portrait of a young woman.
Mrs. Richard Riddell; Donor: Mrs. Richard Riddell
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 9, 2012–March 25, 2012.

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