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Heureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardHeureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardHeureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardHeureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardHeureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas Postcard

This French Christmas card is very kitsch, with a heart-tugging ambiance. It's a charming combination of real and fake that comes together to instantly transport us back to an old-fashioned Christmas! Writing verso but no date. However, with the intro of "Dear Comrade" and mention of the sender's military address, I feel confident in dating this card to WWI or earlier. It's a real photo that has been colorized by hand. The girl's dress is a wonderful shade of blue-green with the stripe pattern highlighted with a stroke of pink.
Typical antique postcard size, about 3.5 by 5.5 inches. No creases but the glossy surface shows some wear as well as specks/spots inherent to the printing. Please note that I've temporarily relocated. New computer screen and adjusting to new surroundings, light sources. I strive to capture the correct tones and shades in postcards, but it's often simply not possibly with the glossy surface and light refracting. However, I've included a direct scan as well as photos in different light. What you see on screen may not look exactly the same in hand, but I guarantee you'll be pleased with this sweetie.

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Heureux Noel Edwardian Girl with Toys Antique French Christmas Postcard

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Trishia Jacobs
Ridgefield
WA
  

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