Happy Valentine’s Day to all the sweethearts we know!
This charming valentine likely dates to the 1920s based on the illustration style and clothing of the young sweethearts.
It’s one of over 150 valentines in the collection of the Andover Historical Society. While this one had no other information attached to it, many of our valentines have hand written notes, or even envelopes indicating who the sender and recipients were.
Measuring 9″ high by 7″ wide, this example feature a young girl wearing a yellow dress being stopped by a young boy dressed as a policeman. The verse reads:
Stop! And mend
and be my
While we don’t wish for any broken hearts today, the Andover Historical Society does wish everyone a very Happy Valentine’s Day!