DAY 6: 12 DAYS OF VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CARDS

On Day 6 of 12 Days of Victorian Christmas cards, here’s an example of the Victorians’ often very odd sense of humour.

Copyright Michelle Higgs

The card looks very unassuming with a baby’s bottle design but it opens up to reveal this:

Copyright Michelle Higgs

Imagine receiving this card as a ‘soother’ for Christmas! This is a very late Victorian or early Edwardian card published by Raphael Tuck & Sons.

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