Making Valentines: A Tradition in America


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Valentine's Day

Description:
This online exhibit "is designed to show the evolution of the Valentine's Day card." It features annotated images of early Valentine cards from before 1850, background about Esther Allen Howland (an innovator in Valentine card design and production, who began making and selling Valentines in the 1850s), the George C. Whitney Valentine manufacturing company, which was in business from 1866 to 1942, and Victorian cards. From the American Antiquarian Society.

Publisher:
American Antiquarian Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Exhibitions/Valentines/


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