A Flowering of Affection: Victorian Valentine Cards at the Lilly Library

Pictorial valentine

1880's
Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.
From the Elizabeth Ball Collection.

On front:

With loving greetings.

On reverse:

O, lucky is the one
    who sips
The nectar from thy
    ruby lips!
[addressed "to Cousin Mary from Lucy Ball"]
[in pencil: "E. Ball collection"]

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