Happy Valentine’s Day!
Not to make you feel guilty about buying your card at the store, but check out the art of the hand-made and custom-designed Valentine’s Day card in DPLA! Here are a few and explore many more!
Selected cards include:
- A Valentine card c. 1800, from Free Library of Philadelphia via PA Digital
- A laser-cut Valentine created by artist Marian Bantjes, from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- A chromolithographed paper valentine c. 1890 from Minnesota Historical Society via Minnesota Digital Library
- A valentine created by John Baird in 1839, from Wilson County Archives via Digital Library of Tennessee