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Christmas card

Christmas card

  • Date:

    1890-1900 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour-printed card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eileen A. Brock

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Christmas card, of portrait proportions with a left-hand centrefold,
deckled edges, and a recessed and partly cut-out front. The front shows
Father Christmas cycling through the snow with his sack of
presents on his back, with the words "A MERRY CHRISTMAS", and a
doll, ball and two crackers to one side. The wording inside reads:
"Here's good old father Christmas
On his bicycle astride
May he bring you lots of presents
And a merry Christmas-tide"


1890-1900 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Colour-printed card

Marks and inscriptions

Ernest Nister, London No.4635 Printed in Bavaria

The card is signed "To Amy from Sissy"

Object history note


Given to the donor's mother, neé Amy Piercey (b.1882)

Descriptive line

Christmas card; Anglo-German, 1890-1900

Production Note

Made by: Ernest Nister
English design,printed Germany


Christmas presents


Museum of Childhood

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