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LOVE AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS

May smiling faces ring around your glowing hearth this Christmas Day, May fun and merriment abound, And all your world be glad and gay.

Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.8702

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on embossed card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Mint.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “Christmas” Series No.C.3652
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN
CHROMOGRAPHED IN BAVARIA

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder