Best Christmas Wishes

Description:

Embossed color postcard depicting A small child kneeling beside her bed while Santa Claus looks on, carrying a sack of toys. "Best Christmas Wishes" is printed on the card. Hand written on the front, "show auntie what you want out of this bag on Santa's back" and "my baby-" Correspondence on the back reads, "Auntie got a letter from mother this morning. tell her not to dread Xmas for we are 'all doing the same' busted. Hurry up auntie wants to see you so bad -Auntie." It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1908.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 280
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: International Art Publ. Co.
Place of Publication: New York, New York
Date(s):
  • Digitized: January 29, 2008
Coverage:
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Embossed color postcard depicting A small child kneeling beside her bed while Santa Claus looks on, carrying a sack of toys. "Best Christmas Wishes" is printed on the card. Hand written on the front, "show auntie what you want out of this bag on Santa's back" and "my baby-" Correspondence on the back reads, "Auntie got a letter from mother this morning. tell her not to dread Xmas for we are 'all doing the same' busted. Hurry up auntie wants to see you so bad -Auntie." It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1908.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : color ; 14 x 9 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): postcards | girls | Santa Claus | prayers | toys | Christmas cards
Partner:
Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 092
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth35803
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image