St Valentine’s Day – the Busiest Day of the Year for Cupid and His Arrows

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

To continue our celebrations of St Valentine’s Day, we’ve posted some newspaper images (taken from one of our favourite newspapers in the Archive, ‘The Graphic’) of that winged messenger of love, Cupid.

historical newspaper image of Cupid, winged messenger of love

The Graphic – Saturday 11 January 1873

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18730111/012/0010

 

historical newspaper image of Cupid, winged messenger of love

The Graphic – Saturday 15 December 1894

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18941215/004/0005

 

historical newspaper image of Cupid, winged messenger of love

The Graphic – Saturday 05 November 1881

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18811105/033/0020

historical newspaper image of Cupid, winged messenger of love

The Graphic – Saturday 13 February 1875

Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000057/18750213/033/0024

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