Thursday, January 21, 2010

Victorian and Other Dimensional and Pull-Out /Pull-Down Valentines


A Token of Love - The rose is pink, The violet is blue, My heart is warm With love for you.

8 7/8" x 6 7/8" x 3 7/8"
Dimensional Card
Girls in white Bonnets

4 layers + Free Butterfly Scrap attached by String
circa 1900s, 1910s
no origin or publisher's marks
 paper-puff accent in red

wonderfully detailed and printed on very heavy paper

To My Valentine.

12 1/8" x 8 5/8" x 2 1/4"
Dimensional Card
Angels with Cannon

5 layers
circa 1900s, 1910s
marked: Germany
features a tissue paper flag emblazoned with a heart
and paper-puff accent in red

perhaps a Frances Brundage

With Loving Thoughts ~ To One I Love ~ May Love's sweet music make bright each day, And Love's fair blossoms bestrew thy way.

4 1/4" x 2 7/8" x 2 1/4"
Dimensional Card
circa 1900s
features a boy in knickers and high boots
with a small dog, a pug perhaps?


To My Valentine.

Dimensional
5 3/4" x 3" x 2"
made in Germany
with unusual anchor and bird's nest detail



To my Valentine

2 1/4" x 4 1/4"
circa 1910s-1920s

Dimensional
made in Germany

To My Valentine

3 1/8" x 3 3/4"
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional

made in GERMANY

Loving Thoughts ...To My Sweetheart

2 3/4" x 4 5/8"
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional

made in Germany


No Text

Boy in Sailor Suit
with basket of pink flowers
circa 1900s-1910s
Dimensional

made in Germany


No Text

Large Lyre in Background Layer
boy gives letter to a dove
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional

made in Germany


To My Love ~ A Token of Affection ~ This little gift o you addressed, Bespeaks a secret in my breast, A secret sacred and divine That I'll tell to none but my Valentine

Girls with heart and Flowers
with small paper puff rosette
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional



No Text

Windmill in Background Layer
with Angel and Basket of flowers
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional

made in Germany

No Text

Cow on Background Layer
with Angel driving Old Car and smaller figures
circa 1910s-1920s
Dimensional

made in Germany


A Token of Love

Pink Background Layer
with Angel and Flowers
circa 1900s-1920s
Dimensional



No Text

Doves and Forget-Me-Nots on Background Layer
with Boy in Fez holding Umbrella; Girl in Red Dress holding Flowers
circa 1900s-1910s
Dimensional

made in Germany


No Text

Doves and Forget-Me-Nots on Background Layer
with Boy and Girl
circa 1900s-1910s
Dimensional

made in Germany


No Text

Garden Arch on Background Layer
Girl with Dog
circa 1900s-1910s
Dimensional

made in Germany


No Text

Ship on Background Layer
Girl and Boy with Flowers
And small paper puff rosette
circa 1920s-1930s
Dimensional

made in Germany


Valentine Greetings

Heart and Horseshoe on Background Layer
Girl in Bonnet
circa 1920s-1930s
Dimensional

made in Germany

2 comments:

  1. Hey there,

    It's me, from Chicago. The site looks great, and the imaging is really nice.

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  2. Thanks Jan! With the new camera it should get even nicer....

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