Exhibition in Dundee

A free exhi­bi­tion opens on 2 July 2022 at the V & A Dundee, Sin­cere­ly, Valen­tines – From Post­cards to Greet­ings Cards tells the sto­ry of Valen­tines, found­ed in Dundee in 1825 and quick­ly becom­ing one of Dundee’s largest employ­ers. The exhi­bi­tion fea­tures pho­tographs, his­toric post­cards, pro­mo­tion­al com­pa­ny mag­a­zines, book­lets and greet­ings cards from the James Valen­tine pho­to­graph­ic col­lec­tion. A new film by Rob Kennedy focus­es on the sto­ries and expe­ri­ences of those who worked for Valen­tines, high­light­ing the impor­tant con­tri­bu­tion of the firm made to Dundee’s social, cul­tur­al and indus­tri­al heritage.