Experience warm wishes and happy remembrances of Christmas through postcards, rural carrier cards, and business trade cards organized chronologically from the 1880s through the 1920s. Over 740 beautiful and charming color images show how Christmas sentiments, card designs, and that right jolly old elf Santa himself changed with the times. The engaging text provides a brief history of postcard production, a discussion of Santa's enduring image, key postcard artists and publishers, and valuations for postcards. This is an essential volume for postcard collectors and all who love the Christmas season.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)|