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Christmas Card
Christmas Card #1
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from Dallas, TX on 02/26/2010

Christmas Card

An oversized printed Christmas card depicting a drawing that artist Jim Rumph created in 1977; showing the Nativity scene as the spaceship from Close Encounters of the Third Kind hovers above, text reads Be with the force on Christmas / and have a close encounter in 1978! A blindstamp on the lower left-side margin reads Mind Circus / California / Incorporated Oct. 31, 1973 and Rumph's black fountain pen ink inscription on lower right-side margin reads Vivian - much love and whatever!!! / Love, Dr. Slyme AKA J Rumph. Also included is the card's original transmittal envelope which displays a different printed version of another Rumph drawing - this one showing Chewbacca, C-3P0, R2-D2 and Obi-Wan Kenobi observing the spaceship over Bethlehem; a penned inscription in the address box reads For Vivian / Where ever / Love and Lust / J Rumph.
Card unfolded 17 x 11in

Produced: 1977
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Added on: 02/26/2010
Added by: THE RUMPH Webmaster (email me!) from Dallas, TX

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This card was probably given to Vivian Hallbauer for Christmas. She was one of the artists at the 1655 Olympic Blvd studio.
Added by Mark Daley from San Jose, Ca. on 03/29/2010