Vintage Christmas

Some photos found on Flickr Commons.

load of xmas trees 1910

New York

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Sydney – New South Wales Library – 1930s

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“I saw Santa kissing . . . a nurse” out front of a hospital in New South Wales, 1930s

Sepia Saturday

This week’s prompt is an annual favorite: vintage Christmas. I celebrate with vintage greeting cards from Flickr Commons.

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Nova Scotia Archives, n.d.

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Nova Scotia Archives (n.d.)

WWI card

National Library of Norway, 1897

Rather disturbing, don’t you think? This is not the spirit of the season. Scrooge’s card?

1920’s Christmas

 

Sepia Saturday

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This week we’re inspired by the photo above to post on Sepia Saturday. I thought of marching bands and had to include America’s foremost marching music composer, John Philip Sousa.

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J.P. Sousa, Library of Congress, 1910

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Mississippi Dept. of History & Archives. N.D.

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National Library of Ireland, 1907