Another fabulous card from Suzee Que's private collection, circa 1909, hand-tinted and just beautiful. The doll's outstanding too....both of them!
They're followed by an outstanding vintage Valentine's Day die-cut card from Brian; it's from the early 1960's.
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So Christmas is being dismantled ever so slowly--and it gives you the opportunity to photograph items up close and personal to share with everyone before they're put away--and sometimes side by side.
Check out this vintage bit of made in Japan kitschy musical "house" next to Howard Lamey's putzy interpretation. Click on the link http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=781
Halloween hacienda putz houses--sort of--courtesy of Tom H's collection; click on the link http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=779&p=4881#p4881
And we didn't know this about JINGLE BELLS!
JAMES LORD PIERPONT & THE MYSTERY OF JINGLE BELLS
For many people, the song “Jingle Bells” is so deeply etched in
memory it’s hard to recall when we learned it. Written by Unitarian
James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893), “Jingle Bells” is among the most
popular American songs of all time, and although it is strongly
associated with Christmas, this story of a wintertime sleigh ride
contains not a single holiday
reference. READ MORE HERE http://www.uuworld.org/ideas/articles/298769.shtml?utm_source=f
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