Michelle Higgs's guide to the weird and wonderful world of Victorian England
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
DAY 5: 12 DAYS OF VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CARDS
It's Day 5 of '12 Days of Victorian Christmas Cards' and today I give you a Victorian novelty card. This is a 'trick' card of the type that was extremely popular in the 1870s and 1880s. It tapped in to the Victorians' love of ingenuity and invention.
Copyright Michelle Higgs
What can you see in this landscape? Scroll down for a clue.
View the card sideways!
The reverse is printed with the message: 'In this landscape you can trace a jolly Father Christmas face.'