Merry Christmas, 2019!



     Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 25, 2019
     Category: Food | Holidays | Children | Nineteenth Century | Nostalgia





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What is the source of the Father Christmas image? Google has failed me in my search for it.
Posted by Fritz on 12/25/19 at 06:52 AM
Since I've been scarred by working for three Christmas seasons in the mass retail industry, I find this pretty much sums the loss of goodwill that the holiday has become:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPPCPqDINEk

Ray Davies could sure craft a good pop song.
Posted by KDP on 12/25/19 at 03:44 PM
I found the source of the image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/11229658286

Title: "The Coming of Father Christmas" Author: MANNING, Eliza F.
Posted by Fritz on 12/25/19 at 04:25 PM
What is the source of the animation? It looks to be 1950s or early 60s vintage.
Posted by Brian on 12/25/19 at 10:31 PM









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