This beautiful Thanksgiving card features the art of Ellen H. Clapsaddle. fall image is bright with burnt orange, amber and brown with gold accents. A large wishbone tied with an orange ribbon is the focal point of the image. The artist signature is printed on the face of the card. The card is in good condition with slight bumping on the corners.
The reverse of the card has a 1913 postmark, canceled stamp, and message and address written in pencil. The card is Series No. 4440 from International Art Publishing Co.
MESSAGE: Dear Friend How are you I am fine hoping you are the same. I do not know whether I sent your card or not. I will send you a Thanksgiving card. Think I will have a turkey for Thanksgiving. I am having a good time up north. I guess you will be surprised when you hear I am 50 miles from home. I will be back soon. How's everybody up there? You must excuse bad writing. Good by (sic) from a true friend. Ans. soon. I heard Peter and Joy got married next it will be you and Fred. J. T.
GENEALOGY: J. T. is writing this from Williamsfield Ill. November 1913 in the care of George Wells. The card is addressed to Miss Lizzie Brink, Golden Eagle, Ills.
Post cards are sent in a stiffened mailer to prevent damage in transit.
1913 Ellen Clapsaddle Cordial Thanksgiving Greetings