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This valentine is made from a doily and pasted-on pictures of a bird and flowers. On the back is written, "Albert from Merrill."
This mechanical valentine is also known as a sentimental moveable, trick valentine, or novel valentine. Often these mechanicals would have moveable parts and stands.
- Title: Doily valentine
- Media: paper
- Dimensions (cm): 16 x 12
- Local Code: Coll. 2041
- Collection: Valentines--19th century
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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