From the Heart to My Friend

From the Heart to My Friend

by Vicky Howard
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

In the early 1900s, a Kansas schoolteacher named Nellie Howard delighted in receiving postcards from her many friends. She cherished each one, preserving her collection in a jewelry box. The jewelry box, handed down through generations, still houses what is now a museum-quality collection of exquisite Victorian postcards. A century after Nellie Howard received them,…  See more details below

Overview

In the early 1900s, a Kansas schoolteacher named Nellie Howard delighted in receiving postcards from her many friends. She cherished each one, preserving her collection in a jewelry box. The jewelry box, handed down through generations, still houses what is now a museum-quality collection of exquisite Victorian postcards. A century after Nellie Howard received them, friends can once again share her beloved postcards. In From the Heart to My Friend, the beautifully rendered images from Nellie's collection are reproduced in authentic detail and presented with warm verses and quotes on the universal theme of friendship. The postcards whose artwork is captured in this unique book were created by talented artists, many of them women, during the "Golden Age of Postcards," from 1898 to 1918. The accompanying text, from books of the same period, is both fittingly nostalgic and strikingly relevant to today's sensibilities. The result is a lovely and meaningful gift to be treasured for a lifetime, and a fascinating artifact of vintage Americana.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449448028
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
07/16/2013
Series:
Backlist eBook Program
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
49 MB
Note:
This product may take a few minutes to download.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >