Offered here are 4 embossed post cards from 1909-1911 with patriotic themes. The 1st is a signed Clappsaddle featuring a handsome George Washington in full uniform mounted on a majestic white horse. This image is oval framed and backed by a bunting of red, white, and blue featuring ruching. Beneath the oval are the words, "Who knew no glory but his country's good." Beneath that is the Ellen Clappsaddle signature disguised, as is typical for her. Printed in Germany, it is addressed and postmarked 1911 with one cent stamp surviving. The 2nd card features the same image of George Washington with the sentiment above his image, but within the oval, "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." Unused. Printed in Germany. The 3rd card is an IPAC, printed in Germany. The sentiment, "Three cheers for the Red, White, and Blue!" A white center features six sticks of fireworks surrounded by red and blue corners. Addressed and postmarked 1909. No stamp. The 4th is a light colored card featuring a hatchet with a bunch of cherries tied with a red, white, and blue striped ribbon.. The sentiment, "Here's to the hatchet which holds a high place, Forever distinguished by fame." Printed in Germany, addressed and postmarked 1909. No stamp. All cards have some soft corners and some stains. All are IPAC and bear their trademark.
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