A Merry Christmas

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Embossed color postcard depicting a winter scene framed in a heart shape made of violets. An angel with pink wings sits on the flowery frame with a glass of wine in her hand holding a string of bells. Holly and berries also decorate the card and "A Merry Christmas" is printed in the lower right corner. Correspondence on the back reads, "Paris, Texas, Dec. 24, 1908. Dear Friend: Every returning Christmas Tide re-echoes the glad tidings - 'Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men' May December 25, 1908 be the happiest Christmas that ever came to you. And may the ...

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1 postcard: color; 14 x 9 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 34 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Description

Embossed color postcard depicting a winter scene framed in a heart shape made of violets. An angel with pink wings sits on the flowery frame with a glass of wine in her hand holding a string of bells. Holly and berries also decorate the card and "A Merry Christmas" is printed in the lower right corner. Correspondence on the back reads, "Paris, Texas, Dec. 24, 1908. Dear Friend: Every returning Christmas Tide re-echoes the glad tidings - 'Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men' May December 25, 1908 be the happiest Christmas that ever came to you. And may the New Year, 1909, bring you surcease form sorrow, and unmeasured joy. Lyon the lumber man." It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, City. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 23, 1908.

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1 postcard: color; 14 x 9 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 2:48 p.m.

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  • Dec. 5, 2012, 7:54 p.m.

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A Merry Christmas, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35802/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.