Christmas Greeting Postcard, "Christmas Greetings," 1909

Summary

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards was a 20th-century American tradition. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Publishers often employed decorative imagery, such as a homey winter scene, to evoke warm seasonal memories.

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards was a 20th-century American tradition. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing one another a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Publishers often employed decorative imagery, such as a homey winter scene, to evoke warm seasonal memories.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1909

Subject Date

24 December 1909

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

Germany 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.0.540.237

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

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