IN THE VAST UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO COLLECTIONS – 200 YEARS OF VALENTINE’S DAY CARDS

The University of TORONTO’s Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library is sharing its new collection of Valentine’s Day cards.Numbering around 500, the cards date back to the 19th century, and were a gift from David Mason Books.The collection ranges from elaborate fold-out valentines and ones with moveable parts to cards the size of post-its.The collection will soon be available online. <PHOTOS – Laura Pedersen>