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"The first Christmas greeting
card is believed to have been designed in England in 1843 by an
artist named John C. Horsley for a friend, Sir Henry Cole. The
design showed a family party, beneath which the words "A
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You" were inscribed.
The practice soon became popular in all English-speaking
countries and is most widespread in the United States."
~Excerpted from Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia~
The World Book Encyclopedia has a
little more information and a little different:
"Christmas cards. The first Christmas card was created in 1843 by John Calcott Horsley, an English illustrator. It resembled a postcard and showed a large family enjoying a Christmas celebration. The message on the card read, "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You." About 1,000 of the cards were sold. By 1860, the custom of exchanging Christmas cards had spread throughout Britain. The first Christmas cards manufactured in the United States were made in 1875 by Louis Prang, a German-born Boston printer."
Start your Christmas Card list today. One of the hardest parts of Christmas is addressing, stamping and mailing your Christmas cards.
Here are some FREE cards that you can send family and friends by email:
You can send your Christmas cards now and just post date the delivery date.
These cards are provided by 123 Greetings. I do not agree with all the types of cards they have. We need to always use wisdom & discernment on the web.
Provided by Annie's Card Shop
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You can also find the send and receive a card right on my card shop.
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The card shop has free Email cards for you to send to your friends all year round. Its very easy to do, just follow the simple instructions. Don't forget to send one to yourself. Hope you like this feature. Everyone enjoys receiving cards. So encourage someone today!
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