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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.
About This Item
- Title: Doily valentine, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Media: paper
- Dimensions: 16 cm x 12 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2041
- Collection: Valentines--19th century
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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