Holiday Card 1991

Ismar adapted the image on this Holiday card from an illustration for the Book of Ruth, that he was working on at the time.

On June 3, 1953, Ismar David married Hortense Mendel. A card from the early years of their marriage.

Holiday Card (undated)

Their holiday card from 1956.

Holiday Card 1956

The typeset (in red and black) interior of this card says: Warmest Greetings from Hortense Mendel. She worked for The Composing Room and probably sent this card out to her business contacts.

Holiday Card 1958

1959 and 1960 cards from Hortense and Ismar David.

Holiday Card 1959

Holiday Card 1960

In October of 1960, Hortense died suddenly of a heart attack. Ismar’s greeting card, a few months later.

Holiday Card 1961

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