Christmas Card

Description

Illustrated Christmas card from Harold and Myrtle Strobel. The front page has an image of Santa Claus holding a bag of gifts. A clock with adorned mistletoes is to the right. The text reads, "It's time for these Good Wishes." When opened, the card shows an image of Santa shooting a rifle at the clock. Accompanying text on this side of the card reads, "so here's shooting the works", and "Merry Christmas Happy New Year! Harold and Myrtle Strobel Family."

Physical Description

1 paper card : col. ill. ; 10 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 129 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides thousands of items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860s.

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Description

Illustrated Christmas card from Harold and Myrtle Strobel. The front page has an image of Santa Claus holding a bag of gifts. A clock with adorned mistletoes is to the right. The text reads, "It's time for these Good Wishes."
When opened, the card shows an image of Santa shooting a rifle at the clock.
Accompanying text on this side of the card reads, "so here's shooting the works", and "Merry Christmas Happy New Year! Harold and Myrtle Strobel Family."

Physical Description

1 paper card : col. ill. ; 10 x 13 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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  • Dec. 5, 2012, 8:05 p.m.

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Christmas Card, artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223841/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.