Joyeux Noel Edwardian Girl in Pink next to Tree Loaded with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardJoyeux Noel Edwardian Girl in Pink next to Tree Loaded with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardJoyeux Noel Edwardian Girl in Pink next to Tree Loaded with Toys Antique French Christmas PostcardJoyeux Noel Edwardian Girl in Pink next to Tree Loaded with Toys Antique French Christmas Postcard

This antique French Christmas postcard shows its age with the worn away corners and surface wear on the glossy finish. It's not the typically pristine card I strive to offer, but it oozes such old-fashioned holiday charm and ambiance! The paint wash accents that have been applied by hand are bold, colorful, "outside the lines" and a wee bit tacky. Perfectly imperfectly. The Edwardian girl holds a horse and carriage and the tree itself is decked with toys. Verso I love the script which has been carefully written by a youngster's hand: "Dear Cousin, I write you a few words to tell you that I'm learning well in class. We are all well and we wish you good health. I wish you a Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year. Your cousin, Marie-Louise Benezech"

Typical antique postcard size, about 3.5 by 5.5 inches. As mentioned, this card shows its age with dog-eared corners and superficial creases. I've priced it accordingly. Not dated but I feel confident in saying this card is circa 1904-1918.
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 a photo. The background looks much lighter in the photo; it is a dark gray with red undertones. What you see on screen may not look exactly the same in hand, but I guarantee you'll be pleased with this cutie.

I have another card I think it would pair up with nicely as seen in the last photo. It is listed here: https://www.rubylane.com/item/274812-8609/Heureux78-Noel-Edwardian-Girl-Toys-Antique
Remember, BUY MORE, Save More! You'll get an (almost) instant $10 credit if you purchase both cards. Details on how to get savings of $10-35 on purchases, including already marked down sales items, on the shop home front page.

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Joyeux Noel Edwardian Girl in Pink next to Tree Loaded with Toys Antique French Christmas Postcard

$16 USD

Sale starts Fri Aug 17 8:00 AM, ends Mon Aug 20 8:00 AM Pacific Time. This item will be 50% off the price above during the Sale!

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Trishia Jacobs
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WA
  

Unique French Postcards for the Serious Collector and Other Delights from France!

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