Christmas Card, "Season's Greetings," 1932

Summary

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards had become an American tradition by the 1920s and 1930s. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Publishers sometimes decorated these cards with medieval or Renaissance imagery, such as knights or bards, to represent old seasonal traditions.

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards had become an American tradition by the 1920s and 1930s. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Publishers sometimes decorated these cards with medieval or Renaissance imagery, such as knights or bards, to represent old seasonal traditions.

Artifact

Greeting card

Date Made

1932

Subject Date

1932

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Greeting Card Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.9.1.1811

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Dorothy Guimaraes.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 5.25 in

Width: 8 in

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