Item #027788 Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek. United Kingdom - Valentine Cards - 19th Century - Meek.
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek
Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek

Circa 1860 Group of Five Valentine Cards Published By G.E. Meek

United Kingdom: G.E. Meek, 1860. Valentine Cards. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #027788

Five Valentine cards, each with this publisher's embossed name of Meek. Two of these cards have chromolithographic pieces affixed to the paper lace backgrounds: 'My love in you,' with 'Truth' at center. This card with the sentiment within, "Love me as I love you dear!/Then will earth be bright;/And the skies above us beam,/Fair with rosy Light" printed in blue with decorative floral border. 'Forget me not' card with the inside sentiment printed in red and blue on a small separate sheet, tipped-on: "My Idol./Day thought, and night dream,/Thou art to me;/All my life's pathways/Lead me to thee." Approx. 3" x 4 1/2" size overall, light loss to lace; one chromo piece at base of 'Truth' card gone; pinhole at top; in good to very good condition. (with) 3 larger cards, each with the embossed central floral decoration hand-painted. One of these with a fine ink-penned sentiment framing the central panel, "ph That Love's Art/Would make/Thy heart to Love me." None of these larger cards bear printed sentiments within. Not dated and circa 1860s UK. Larger cards approx. 4 5/8" x 7 1/4" size; with some light wear, soiling, darkening; in very good condition.

Price: $150.00