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Image of two valentine tallies

Valentine Tallies

  • Published in America
  • Reverse printed for scoring
  • circa 1920s
  • 51 x 127mm (2 x 5in)

The valentine season of love and romance is with us once again. Presented above are two comic designs for tally cards showing cupid lighting the touch paper on a large, plump red heart and on the other looking surprised and shocked as the exploding heart hurtles the chubby, winged infant through the air.



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