Victorian Valentine
Victorian Valentine

Victorian Valentine

FREE: Great for Ages 8-14, all ages welcome

In the Victorian era (1837-1901), valentines expressed their love and devotion with sentiments, poems, and lace-trimmed cards. Join us and discover the history behind some 1890s romance traditions. Did Victorians communicate secretly with their love interest by fluttering fans? What did it mean if your friend gave you a magnolia or a rose? And why did ready-made valentine cards become so popular in America around 1900?

Content available Feb. 9, 2021 – March 9, 2021 by signing up with the link below.

FREE: Sign up by February 8 and on February 9 at 9am we will email you a link to our Victorian Valentine program: including a 15 minute video, a downloadable valentine postcard circa 1910, techniques for pressing flowers in the 1890s, and information on how to communicate using Victorian codes.

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Make the day extra special by adding on a Valentine Gift Package:



Send a Victorian Valentine Gift to your friend, child or grandchild!

$12 per package. Domestic shipping included. 

Sign up your valentine to receive our Valentine Gift Package.* Each package will give you access to all the information listed above plus 4 finely reprinted 1910 era Victorian Postcards from our collection, a lace-trimmed fan, directions to pull your own 1880s molasses candy, and an assortment of modern & old-fashioned candy.

*Please allow up to 10 days for your Valentine Gift Package to arrive from day of purchase.