We Love These Vintage Valentines from the New York Public Library

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Valentine’s Day is upon us—and how better to celebrate than with some vintage love postcards from the New York Public Library?

NYPL’s Holiday Postcards collection includes countless archival gems, include some amazing turn-of-the-century Valentines.

Some highlights are below; save your favorites to send to the loved ones in your life this February 14.



“With love from thy valentine” (1909)

“A valentine message” (undated)

“To my Valentine” (1903)

“To my Valentine” (undated)

“St. Valentine greeting” (undated)

“Love's message to my Valentine” (undated)

“Dear little sweetheart of my soul, for whom my songs are sung” (1908)

“A message of true love” (undated)

“My heart's best love to my Valentine” (1912)

“Train engine covered in flowers” (1900-1909)

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