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Victorian Christmas cards

December 28, 2016

victorianxmas_deadrobinIf a hopping robin is sign of spring, a dead one seems appropriate sign of winter. Those living in 19th c. England saw nothing odd in putting that on the front of a Christmas card, when sending those was new. The illustrator did a fair rendition of the English robin. As that link shows, the Victorians also liked frogs and owls.

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