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A Flowering of Affection:
Victorian Valentine Cards
at the Lilly Library  
A selection of nineteenth century Valentine cards,
from the sentimental to the comic.

The first modern Valentine cards · Not-so-sweet Valentines
Silks, satins and feathers · Novelty Valentines
Fancy papers · More fancy papers · Really fancy papers
The pictorial look · Kate Greenaway · 3-D Valentines
Credits & bibliography

Electronic postcards featuring Victorian Valentines from this exhibit.


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The Lilly Library is Indiana University's principal rare book, manuscript, and special collections library.

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Last updated: 01 February 2002
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