Christmas Postcard, "With Best Christmas Wishes," 1910

Summary

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards had become an American tradition by the 1920s and 1930s. Friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards that wished one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year during the winter holidays. Publishers sometimes decorated these cards with nostalgic images of mills, churches, or covered bridges steeped in snow.

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards had become an American tradition by the 1920s and 1930s. Friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards that wished one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year during the winter holidays. Publishers sometimes decorated these cards with nostalgic images of mills, churches, or covered bridges steeped in snow.

Artifact

Postcard

Subject Date

24 December 1910

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.0.540.245

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

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