Christmas Greeting Postcard, "Merry Christmas to All," 1910

Summary

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards was a 20th-century American tradition. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing the recipient a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Santa Claus, a regular feature, is sometimes depicted non-traditionally in scenes that reflect the time. When this 1910 example was published, airplanes were modern marvels.

Mailing colorful, commercially-designed greeting cards was a 20th-century American tradition. During the holidays, friends and neighbors commonly exchanged cards wishing the recipient a merry Christmas or happy New Year. Santa Claus, a regular feature, is sometimes depicted non-traditionally in scenes that reflect the time. When this 1910 example was published, airplanes were modern marvels.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1910

Subject Date

23 December 1910

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.694.30.93

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

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