The Art of the Valentine

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 16th Feb 2017

The Victorian era brought out both the best and the worst in terms of Valentine cards.

This talk by John Scott takes a look at the images and the words chosen to express eternal love in the nineteenth century, from exquisite engraving and delicate paper lace to satirical cartoons more suited to your enemy than to your lover.
Includes wine reception.

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Cost: £5.9


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Europe/London The Art of the Valentine This talk by John Scott takes a look at the images and the words chosen to express eternal love in the nineteenth century. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/02/16/the-art-of-the-valentine-123916 City of London Police Museum,Guildhall Library Entrance, Aldermanbury, London,,London

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Guildhall Library Entrance, Aldermanbury, London, London, EC2V 7HH

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