Christmas Merrymaking

Christmas Merrymaking

by Barbara Kissinger
     
 

The stories of Christmas are told through vintage postcards featuring Santa Claus, St. Nicholas, and Father Christmas. More than 150 colorful illustrations grace the pages of this book, recounting the celebrated holiday from traditional festivities in England to the influence Germans had on the holiday in a young America. The collection of artwork creates a

Overview

The stories of Christmas are told through vintage postcards featuring Santa Claus, St. Nicholas, and Father Christmas. More than 150 colorful illustrations grace the pages of this book, recounting the celebrated holiday from traditional festivities in England to the influence Germans had on the holiday in a young America. The collection of artwork creates a seamless journey from country to country, offering timeless masterpieces that provide glimpses into the history of Christmas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589804821
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/14/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Hallman Kissinger, a resident of Burlington, Iowa, has had a long career in the crafts and collectibles field, in particular, those relating to Christmas. She designed and marketed her own line of wooden folk-art Santas that were sold in thirty states. Her other design projects include embroidery patterns for VSM Sewing, Inc. and wooden craft items for Better Homes and Gardens . In addition to researching and collecting materials about the history of Christmas, Ms. Kissinger, dressed as Mrs. Claus, has given holiday presentations to schoolchildren. She is also the author of Christmas Past, published by Pelican.

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