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John & Carolyn Grossman Collection, Winterthur

Good Tidings to You: Victorian Christmas Ephemera from the John & Carolyn Grossman Collection

Winterthur / October 29, 2009 - January 16, 2010 / Winterthur, Delaware

From the traditional to the fantastic, images of holiday cheer filled Victorian Christmases. In this exhibition of printed materials from Christmases in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, explore the artistry and creativity of greeting cards, books, sheet music, calendars, and more, and discover what they tell us about the time in which they were created and enjoyed. All items in the exhibition are from the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection, a landmark collection of some 250,000 items that visually document life in America from 1820 to 1920, currently housed in the Winterthur Library. Included with all admission tickets. Members free.

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate
Winterthur, Delaware

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