Episode 8. Christmas Cards

Greetings card, John Callcott Horsley, 1843, England. Museum no. MSL.3293-1987. Courtesy of Victoria & Albert Museum. One of the originals is currently on display at the Dickens Museum.
Salvador Dali, Madonna and Child and the Nativity, 1959, Courtesy of the Hallmark Archives

To learn more, check out:
– Mary Savig’s Handmade Holiday Cards from 20th-Century Artists
– Penne Restad’s Christmas in America
– The Smithsonian’s collection of digitized cards
– The New York Public Library released a series of 100 vintage Christmas cards

Bard Graduate College put together an exhibition on American Christmas Cards, and the catalogue is available here.
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