A Brief History Of Christmas Greetings

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Even though the history of mailed Christmas greetings doesn’t date back donkey’s years, it’s been an eventful one.

Sir Henry Cole is recognised as being first to market with a Christmas card (as readers from the 90s and early 00s would know it). In 1843 Cole commissioned John Horsley to design a holiday greeting card to send to his peers, and by 1860 the custom of sending Christmas cards was part of the British consciousness.

One of the first Christmas Greeting Card’s by John Horsley

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