Broken heart valentine
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Comic valentines, sometimes known as penny dreadfuls (as they sold for a penny), were popular in the 1840s. They featured caricatures-figures that look like cartoon drawings.
- Title: Broken heart valentine
- Creation Date: circa 1840
- Subject Date: circa 1840
- Media: paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 12
- Local Code: Coll. 2041
- Collection: Valentines--19th century
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
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