This magical Halloween postcard is a Winsch 1913 design originally called “A Halloween Constellation.” The Halloween night constellation in the sky is of a witch flying on a broom outlined in stars. The moon is a pumpkin head and below is an autumn field with pumpkins, a black cat, an owl, and a bat! It’s […]
This vintage Halloween postcard from a Whitney 1911 design shows a little girl in nightgown holding a candle to a mirror to see a ghost behind! The spooky ghost is a trick from some little Halloween sprites that are holding a sheet on a broomstick and a pumpkin. These little Halloween sprites are interesting. They […]
Vintage Christmas card from 1909 of two little Angels Decorating the Christmas Tree. With their wings flapping, they are busy painting ornaments on the tree.
This early 1900’s Christmas postcard shows a resilient Santa Claus determined to make it down a narrow chimney with all the gifts for Christmas Eve. A few balloons will help!
Everyone loves trains at Christmas time. In this vintage train postcard we see passengers dressed in Victorian clothing headed somewhere – to visit family and friends. It strikes the imagination with wonder – Where are they going? Whom will they visit? Will it snow? Will there be a grand Christmas tree and a party? Children […]
Images of Santa Claus from the 1930’s and beyond show a round, jolly Santa that we have all come to know. But many of the old Victorian Santa Claus cards depict a stern image of Santa in keeping with the discipline of the day. This beautiful postcard surprisingly shows a bright, colorful, Victorian Santa Claus […]
This vintage Thanksgiving postcard seems a bit harsh to us today, but in the early 1900s it would have represented a very normal aspect of American farm life. It would have been a farm boy’s hope at Thanksgiving that he would be given the opportunity to hunt for the most important feature of the annual […]
This old Halloween postcard shows the silhouette of a retro witch and black cat flying an old propeller airplane across a red moon in an orange sky. The little cat is very dapper with a bow tie as he gazes down at the ground while the witch is hurling them through the air in what […]
This vintage Halloween postcard image has a lovely girl in a red dress sitting on a pumpkin on Halloween night. A bat is flying by and a black cat is howling at her feet. But she is not disturbed and looks quite pretty in a vintage pin-up way. Notice the owl eyes in her hat! […]
This vintage patriotic postcard shows the Sons of Veterans Emblem and the American Eagle surrounded by the American Flag from Civil War days with red, white, and blue emblazoned on it with roses in bright, vivid colors. The years 1861 and 1865 for the Civil War. This card is a wonderful statement of pride in […]