G. H. Knight valentine, 1848

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This is an 1848 handwritten valentine, written to George H. Knight, a packet master who lived in Portland on Wilmot Street in 1848. Notice how each letter spells out the recipient's name.

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About This Item

  • Title: G. H. Knight valentine, 1848
  • Creation Date: 1848
  • Subject Date: 1848-02-14
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Dimensions: 15 cm x 9 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2041
  • Collection: Valentines--19th century
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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