Mechanical valentine, ca. 1900

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Mechanical valentine, ca. 1900

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Mechanical valentines, also known as sentimental movables, trick valentines, or novel valentines, became popular as people stopped buying the earlier Victorian valentines. Often these mechanicals would have moveable parts and stands.

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  • Title: Mechanical valentine, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 16 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2041
  • Collection: Valentines--19th century
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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