The Shamrock Dirigible - St. Patrick's Day Greeting Card
Top of the morning to you, indeed! And what better way to elevate that morning than by soaring in a majestic green dirigible? Ellen Clapsaddle crafted this distinctive airship, featured on an early 1900s postcard. Dirigibles were a highly popular motif during this era, capturing the adventurous spirit of the time. See our entire St. Patrick's Day Collection!
Ellen Clapsaddle (1865-1934) was an American artist celebrated for her immense impact on the world of vintage postcard illustration. With a staggering portfolio of over 3,000 designs in the souvenir postcard field, she played a pivotal role in the Golden Age of Postcards (1890s through World War I), during which hundreds of millions of postcards were printed, imported, sold, and mailed. Clapsaddle's artistry is beautifully preserved in these cherished pieces of nostalgia, often featuring children, floral arrangements, and holiday themes. Her profound influence even extended to postage stamps through the United States Postal Service, solidifying her status as a true pioneer in the art of postcard illustration.
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope