Valentine Rejection Letters Written For A Lady.Continue reading →
Valentine’s Cards Funny Food
In the late 1940s and the 1950s, life was returning to normal after World War 2 and the focus was on family life, their new houses, household appliances, and the food being prepared and eaten. An enormous number of cards were posted, given in person, and received for Valentine’s Day and many of them featured food and food preparation. Many of them are very funny.Continue reading →
George Whitney Valentine Card Maker
George Whitney (1842-1915), an American card maker who put a red ‘W’ on the back of his cards to distinguish them from cards made by Esther Howland.
His cards also had flowers, paper lace, and sweet boys and girls, like the cards created by Esther, but George became an expert at creating inside verses for Valentine’s cards.Continue reading →
Puppy Valentine’s Day
Animals of all types featured on Valentine’s Day cards,
but puppies were extra special.Continue reading →
Valentine Cards For Everyone
Valentine’s Cards were not just for romantic lovers,
but were also for beloved family members and friends.Continue reading →
1840 ca. Yew Games Table, English.
This Games table from circa 1840 has a rotating top veneered in burr yew which opens to reveal an oval baize playing surface with a burr yew surround.
A pull-out frieze drawer has playing surfaces for backgammon and chess.Continue reading →