LOËVEN, Justin. ~ Forget Me Not.
Chromolithograph Forget Me Not highlighted in gold, designed and drawn by Justin Loëven. 240 x 195 mm. Folded to give to a loved one - in this case ‘Miss Sarah Plowman’ written in ink on the verso was the lucky recipient!
Justin Loëven was known to be making these kind of printed illuminations in England in the second half of the 19th century. He produced valentines and other friendship ephemera as well as similar plates in books between about 1840 and 1880.