Angels Decorating the Christmas Tree

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.

Santa Claus and the Narrow Chimney

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!

Christmas Train with Flags

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 […]

Victorian Santa Claus with Gifts

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 […]

Home on the Train for Christmas

This is not an old postcard, but the picture is great of an old-fashioned steam locomotive train traveling through the White Pass to Skagway, British Columbia with a snow covered mountain in the background. Imagine taking this old-fashioned train home for Christmas along the snow covered mountains of White Pass, BC. Great for holiday cards […]

Getting the Christmas Tree Vintage Christmas Postcard

This very bright and colorful vintage Christmas postcard reminds me of my youth. The happy, cheerful children carrying the Christmas tree back to their home, after having cut it down in the forest, brings up one of my favorite memories about Christmas time. My grandfather owned a small farm in Pennsylvania on which he had […]

Vintage Christmas Nativity Scene Postcard

This vintage Christmas postcard from 1910 shows the nativity scene at the time that the Three Wise Men arrive. The Blessed Mother Mary is tucking the covers around Baby Jesus while cattle watch from the manger, as if to put Him to sleep. Outside of the window to the manger, we can see that it […]

Victorian Santa Claus and Boy Vintage Postcard

This old postcard shows a vintage Santa Claus from Victorian days with a small boy in front of the Christmas tree. Santa’s bag is packed with toys, so it must be Christmas Eve! The colors in this old postcard are very bright, with reds, blues, gold, and silver making it a beautiful card. But, study […]

Vintage Christmas Town Decorations Postcard

This vintage Christmas postcard is a black and white sketch of a Victorian village with the only color being that of the street lamp and Christmas decorations. The sketch is well done with many details not only of the charming Victorian homes, but of the surrounding landscape with snow and Christmas decorations. The artist is […]

Old Fashioned Christmas Shopping Vintage Postcard

This beautiful old fashioned Christmas card shows a young, Victorian couple heading home from a day of Christmas shopping. Walking through the snow with packages and Christmas wreath in their arms, their little dog proceeds them to create a charming holiday image of days gone by. This vintage Christmas card is full of bright, vibrant […]