About this object

  • ID:

    34.170/197

  • Production date:

    1851-1870

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Valentine's card with white lace paper border embossed with grape and vine design. In the centre a plain panel with applied decoration of a pair of red leather trousers with satin waistband and gilded metal foil studs. With handwritten message 'Something I hope you'll never wear', the message is completed under the trousers which flap down by the punchline; 'Breeches of promise'.

  • Measurements

    H 138 mm; W 92 mm

  • Materials

    paper; ink; cotton; leather; metal

  • Last Updated

    2018-12-21

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Group

    Valentines Cards

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