24 December 2019

The First Christmas Card

Reproduction of the first Christmas card, designed by John Callcott Horsley, sent to Henry Cole.

via a British Library post.

1 comment:

Don said...

Merry Christmas, John
I'm reading a biography of Charles Dickens. It was produced the same year as "A Christmas Carol". This card generated a lot of criticism showing children drinking wine at Christmas from the temperance league.