Vintage Vinegar Valentines

Pretty much as soon as Valentines expressing sweet sentiments of love, friendship, and romance could be printed and delivered via post in the early 19th century, the anti-Valentine, or Vinegar Valentine, was born. In the United States and the United Kingdom, around February 14, the besotted, whose most amorous feelings were usually suppressed by buttoned-up Victorian society, would send anonymous poems and gifts expressing their passion to...Continue Reading