Category Archives: Christmas throughout history

Santa Claus and his team of reindeer race through the forest

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Father Christmas And Two Reindeer | Source: The Life And Adventures of Santa Claus

Father Time New Year baby, Santa Claus and others in sleigh A 19th Century Elf-like Father Christmas With Horse-drawn Sleigh 

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Santa Claus Climbs Down The Chimney

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19th Century Toy Soldiers (Erz Mountains) | Historic Toys

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.

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Traditional Wooden German Animal Toys (18th/19th century) | Old Fashioned Toys

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

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German Christmas Candelabra (19th Century)

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

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Dance-Carol Of The Evergreen – So we will sing our even-song

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