Friday, 23 December 2016

25 Bizarre And Creepy Vintage Christmas Cards From The Victorian Era

Christmas cards today usually feature a jolly Santa or green glittery trees, but Victorian versions had a much more terrifying tone. The Victorians had a different idea to what Christmas was about - not particularly Christian, but a time of good humor.

The cards were not only overwhelmingly secular, but some were grimly non-festive. Rosy-faced children gathered round a decorated tree might be seen on a card - but so might a dead robin or a turnip wearing a hat.

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