Catalog of Valentines for 1882, McLoughlin Brothers, 1882

Summary

Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, family members and sweethearts commonly exchanged Valentine's Day greetings. Typical valentines were frilly and often depicted cherubs, birds, or flower garlands. This eye-catching catalog lists a range of valentines offered by the McLoughlin Bros. publishing firm for 1882.

Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century, family members and sweethearts commonly exchanged Valentine's Day greetings. Typical valentines were frilly and often depicted cherubs, birds, or flower garlands. This eye-catching catalog lists a range of valentines offered by the McLoughlin Bros. publishing firm for 1882.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1882

Subject Date

1882

Collection Title

Trade Catalog Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2019.0.3.96

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 5.25 in

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