This item is housed in the Kentucky Library Research Collections at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-5083;


Early 1900's catalog of the H. F. Wendell company that features the memorial cards for which they were best known and an envelope with the company's letterhead this sent in. ; Leipsic, OH H. F. Wendell & Co. 4" x 6"

Examples show available memorial cards for the deceased such as a memorial card called, "The Angel of Peace," 1918. The card, which is style number 1 is available printed in gold ink and has a half moon and the title on the top. At the center is an angel surrounded by stars and carrying a child and a bouquet of flowers. To the left are the words, "IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE" and at the bottom is a square with a verse. A gold border surrounds the edge of the design and under this is the company's copyright information. Other styles and examples are given.

6 x 4 in. (15.3 x 10.2 cm)


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