Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Vintage Christmas Cards

I enjoy looking at all the Christmas cards out in the gift shops and stores, but I especially enjoy some of the vintage cards. Love the eye candy. The credit for these images goes to  Royce Bair. The images were scanned from his personal collection and the color restored (digitally remastered). He also retouched it to remove scratches, cracks, smudges and age spots. This is typically about a 3 hour process.

1911 illustration, Going to church on Christmas Eve.

1908 Illustration, Children bundled-up, carrying a Christmas tree home.

1910 illustration, Christmas Bells, Holly, and Mistletoe.

1912 illustration, Children giving gifts on Christmas Eve.

A 1913 illustration of Winter Song Birds.

1913 illustration of A Country Christmas.

1918 illustration of children dancing around the Christmas tree.

1909 Card of a Rural Christmas Scene at dusk.

1910 illustration, of a happy girl holding a
present on a snowy day.

  I especially like the little girl. So sweet! The website for these pictures is ”The Stock Solution.

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