But what kind of a man was he? A serious student and outwardly a conventional family man, Donald was at the same time a skilled artist and renowned humorist, working in what some would consider to be, the vulgar world of comic cards. He was proud of his ancestry — some members of the McGill clan had achieved positions of importance in the church, in military service, and in public office.
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Souvenir Post Card Company. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick BurdickPC
Though Sacchetti attended the technical institute in Rome and studied briefly in Florence, he was largely a self taught artist. He left this position in to work as a fashion designer in Paris. He also did other commercial work creating ads and posters for such noted firms as Compari, and Ricordi. Sacchetti returned to Rome at the outbreak of World War One, where he found work as a cartoonist for the newspaper La Tradetta.
Her latest series, Florasees Angela turning vintage postcards of blooming flowers into cheeky characters. Angela gathers the postcards from Ebay and each one is unique in terms of her intent. From irate fauna to weeping blossoms, the project is a lighthearted study in character development, focusing on the addition of a few select features to personify these flowers.
A postcard or post card is a rectangular piece of thick paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. Shapes other than rectangular may also be used. There are novelty exceptions, such as wood postcardsmade of thin wood, and copper postcards sold in the Copper Country of the U.
Below is a list of postcard reference literature that we currently have available. With these references, collectors and dealers can identify and evaluate thousands of different postcards. Most of these books are regular stock items, but some are available in limited quantities.
Tony Allen. Published by E. Mack and illustrated by Fred Gothard this card was mailed from Lincoln to Aberdeenshire on 6th April The Great War of was certainly not one of the funniest events to be recorded on picture postcards, especially for those men fighting in the mud-filled trenches of France and Belgian.
Going through the cards again to recap for readers is just as much fun as going to the mailbox each day during postcard week and seeing what new cards have arrived. Antique Trader received dozens of unique postcards. Some are poignant, others funny, and even more were inspiring.