Wishing you and your loved ones health, happiness and prosperity in 2013! I look forward to sharing many more vintage treasures from my personal collection with you this year. This vintage Tuck’s postcard features a child in a white outfit posed to enter a door that is labelled January 1. My original of this postcard was [...]
This vintage Frances Brundage Happy New Year postcard features a wonderful illustration of the old man (old year) leaving and the child (new year) arriving. The child appears eager and excited for the opportunities and possibilities that lie ahead! My original of this postcard was postmarked in 1911. Click on image to enlarge.
This vintage postcard has a pretty image of a pointsettia and wishes for A Happy New Year. My original of this old postcard was postally used in 1916.Click on image to enlarge.
Sending you warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas! Here is a lovely vintage Christmas postcard that features an image of four angels in the sky over a forest of pine trees. My original of this postcard was postally used in 1906. Click on image to enlarge.
The image on this early one-sided Christmas card is of a sweet little girl cradling her baby doll. She is sitting on a bough of holly and the message is: To wish you a Bright and Joyful Christmas. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a lovely vintage Christmas postcard in subdued shades of yellow, brown, green and red that includes images of holly and berries, a Christmas bell and a peaceful evening church scene. Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage Christmas illustration and poem. The poem is titled The Pie and The Clock written by Eliza Atkins Stone. This page is from the December 1898 issue of St. Nicholas magazine. Click on image to enlarge.
This John Winsch Christmas postcard from 1911 includes an adorable illustration of two children enjoying a snowball fight. I love the young girl’s pink and blue vintage Christmas outfit with matching feathered hat and umbrella! Click on image to enlarge.
Here is a vintage Christmas poem tiltled, At Christmas-Tide, by Lucia W. Eames. The pretty ornamental design below the poem is too lovely not to include so I’ve left it attached. This page is from the December 1909 issue of The Boston Cooking School Magazine. I’ve also modified the ornamental swirl to create a black and white [...]
Here are two vintage cookbook pages that include three recipes for Christmas Cake. These recipes are from Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, 1907. Click on images to enlarge.