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Early calling cards were created one at a time by a skilled penman. Each card displayed the bearer's name written in calligraphy with a bit of flourishing. Doves, wheat, and flowers were commonly added as ornamentation on these early cards. On each of these cards, the pen was held perfectly still while the card itself was rotated. This cherished and highly skilled craft of calligraphy and embellishment of that era is unsurpassed today. Very early calling card. Example of a calling card from 1840.   Calling cards were left at each persons home the individual went to visit, whether they...

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