Love and Romance Through the Ages: Valentine’s Day

The Virtual Museum of Canada offers a comprehensive and entertaining look at "love and romance" tied to the history and traditions of Valentine's Day. The site delves into the life of the saint and martyr for whom the day is named and recounts the stories of some of history's most famous couples. It also includes wonderful galleries of Valentine's Day greeting cards and images of love and beauty as portrayed in Western art through the ages. You can even select a Victorian card and send it to someone who deserves a little love on this Valentine’s Day. Explore the entire site to find stories of true love, read why the heart is the symbol of love, and visit a gallery of 3D Valentine cards.

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