Sunday, December 9, 2012

1950s Xmas cards



These came from my old neighbour, Dee, from a big set that was rescued from a garbage dump. They date from the 1950s, I think. A bunch were very fancy, with inserts, and had to have been assembled by hand:


Die cut shapes like this are very expensive to do. There is also an abvious effort to use novel materials, like yellow cellophane:


This one has a removable sheet of music: