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Mechanical valentine

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Mechanical valentine

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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
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 17 x 16
  • Local Code: Coll. 2041
  • Collection: Valentines--19th century
  • Object Type: Image

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