The Europeana news letter contains a special on Valentine’s Day with examples of paintings, images, sounds, text and video about love, including a video from Video Active:

“Turning to modern times, television footage from Video Active illustrates a typical Valentine’s Day in Italy in 1971. The film shows smiling lovers on photographs and postcards, couples walking arm in arm through the streets and an elderly husband and wife, reading to each other on a park bench.”

Read the entire Valentine’s Day special.