Saturday, 14 February 2015

Celebrations of St. Valentine's Day Down through the Ages

BigPinkHeart
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Prang's Valentine Cards2
By Boston : L. Prang & Co. (Library of Congress[1])
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Detail from "Cupid's Greeting" - author unknown
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1870s vinegar valentine snake proposal declined
An 1870s "vinegar Valentine", author unknown
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Raphael Tuck Valentine by Frances Brundage.
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by Frances Brundage
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Richard Felton Outcault (January 14, 1863-September 25, 1928), Buster Brown
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Wounded Heart Vinegar Valentine 1870s
A "Vinegar Valentine" card dated to the 1870s. Author unknown.
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Das festliche Jahr img063 Valentinstag in England
Valentinstag in England, 1863 by Otto von Reinsberg-Düringsfeld
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Valentine's Day graphic 1904
Valentine's Day graphic 1904. Author unknown.
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