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06 February 2014

Valentine’s Day the 19th Century Way!

Our bold explorers of the British Library Flickr Commons 1 Million Public Domain have been uncovering some classic 19th century depictions of love just in time for crafting your own valentines!

Have a look at the full set and share your new creations* over on #bldigital or by commenting here.

Warning: May not be appropriate viewing for the weak of stomach.

 

Love6

Love4

Love5

 

Love9

Love8

 

 

Love2

Love1

Love7

 

 

 

*For tips on working with the images see this short tutorial created by one of the collection's original explorers, Chris Stocker:

  

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