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Looking for unusual Valentines?

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Check out these comic Victorian valentines:

http://www.scrapalbum.com  (go to the bottom of the page: Saint Valentines Day – click on Comic Valentines)

You’ll be surprised at “these scurrilious printed sheets” which were part of the humor of the common and middle classes.  Interesting facts regarding the origin, size and approximate date of each card is included.

Author: jjreference

Susan Mullin is the Adult Reference Librarian at the John Jermain Memorial Library.

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