Saturday, March 31, 2018

Rudy Wendelin

[USA] (b 1910/d 2000)

"Rudy ('Rudolph') Wendelin was born in Herndon, Kansas on February 27, 1910. He studied architecture at the University of Kansas, and studied art at several art schools. He went to work for the U.S. Forest Service in 1933 as an illustrator and draftsman. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and returned to the Forest Service after the war. (..) Beginning in 1944, Wendelin became the full-time artist for the Smokey Bear campaign..(..) Wendelin received the Medal of Honor from the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1998 for his work on the Smokey Bear campaign.(..)"


USA 1958 "Forest Conservation" (1) [Recess] Sc(1122)

USA 1961 "Range Conservation" (1) [Recess] Sc(1176)

USA 1964 "John Muir Commemoration" (1) [Recess] Sc(1245)

USA 1969 "John Wesley Powel (Geologist) / Centenary of Colorado River Exploration" (1) [Recess][Litho] Sc(1374)

USA 1984 "Smokey Bear" (1) [Recess][Litho] Sc(2096)

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