8 Relyea Boy Scout Campfire Girl Postcards/ c. 1917~NR

8 unusual "unofficial" Scout postcards from c.1917 by the Gibson Art Co., Cincinnati , Ohio , rendered by the artist C. M. Relyea. ... all with "scouts" and Campfire Girls costumed as Indian Maidens.! The post cards have never been used. (see scan of representative back showing Gibson Co. logo) and with the exception of 1 are PRISTINE! All prints are artist signed "Relyea" (see scan of representative full signature). Colors are sharp and clear, nothing less than exqusite! T is expected "aging" in the off white-colored background of the card, but nothing offensive. One card (Campfire Girl in a canoe) has what appears to be red ink on the lower right side. The upper right corner of the same card has a minor "bend" (see scan). Other than that, they're in amazing condition for being 85+ years old.

Each card has an independent verse written by Florence J. Mastin. sample verse: (Scout and Campfire Girl sitting on log, legs dangling)

He knows the signs, this sturdy Scout

Of every Indian Brave

But is one he can't make out

And that is why he's grave.

Catchy, huh!

All cards measure 3.5 X 5.5 inches

PLEASE NOTE: . Another website is currently offering one of these cards as a print sized 8 X 10 inches and refers to it as "a newer printing of the vintage print...excellent
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