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ARTS 6.011.tif
A photo of a Christmas card. Staged scenes such as this were sold as Christmas cards in the early days. Christmas hampers dispatched by rail from London and other big town stores were unreturnable and often given to the children to play with. This…

ARTS 6.010.tif
A photo of a Christmas card card featuring Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus in the stable with the inscription, 'A Joyous Yuletide'. Folded cards as we know them now did not emerge until well into the present century. Cards like this were then in…

ARTS 6.009.tif
Photo of a postcard featuring three children and a snowman in a snowy scene with the inscription, 'A merry Christmas'. Folded cards as we know them now did not emerge until the 1920s-'30s. This card, carrying a King Edward VII green half-penny stamp…
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