Category Archives: Christmas throughout history
Father Time New Year baby, Santa Claus and others in sleigh A 19th Century Elf-like Father Christmas With Horse-drawn Sleigh
Here we can admire the officers, drummer and soldiers in red coats, white trousers, and busbies. They have a long march behind them, for they have come from the Upper Erz Mountains. Source: Toys, Trier, W. & Seyffert, O.
We see a number of wild and tame animals going for a walk in our picture. An elephant, a cow, a lion, a bear and two poodles. They are already old, and belong to the eighteenth century. Or perhaps they … Continue reading
We are all pleased when at Christmas the “mountain spider”, that is the candelabrum, hangs from the ceiling. Ours is particularly beautiful. On top there is a little temple with Mary and Jesus. Below, a train is taking a lot … Continue reading