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Xmas cards mailed in Toronto 1924-1927

11 Dec

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The Christmas card in the centre of the above picture is a modern card (2012), but the cards surrounding it were sent in Toronto during the 1920s. The 1920s cards were much smaller than the cards of today.

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Front and back views of a Christmas card mailed in 1927. It was in the form of a traditional post card.

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               This card was mailed in 1926, and is 5 “ by 3”

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               The interior of the card viewed above that was mailed in 1926.

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This 3 1/2” by 4 1/2 “ card was mailed in 1927. The reverse side of the card is blank.

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                  This children’s card was mailed in 1924, and is 4 1/2” by 3 1/2 “.

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                                         The interior of the children’s card

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                 This small card is a mere 2 3/4″ by 4 “.

To view other posts about Christmas in Toronto

Christmas at Mackenzie house on Bond Street.

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/07/torontos-mackenzie-house-on-bond-street-at-christmas/

Christmas at Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/09/christmas-at-the-st-lawrence-market-in-torontos-yesteryear/

The Christmas Market at the Distillery District

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/10/my-recent-visit-to-torontos-christmas-market-at-the-distillery-district/

Memories of the Christmas windows of the Simpson’s store on Queen Street

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/03/memories-of-the-christmas-windows-of-the-simpsons-store-at-queen-and-bay-streets/

Christmas at the Kensington Market

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/enjoying-the-kensington-market-at-christmas/

Memories of Toyland on the fifth floor of the old Eaton’s Store at Queen and Yonge Street

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/11/29/memories-of-eatons-toyland-in-the-1940s/

The Christmas lights on Yonge Street in the 1950s

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/11/24/memories-of-the-lights-at-xmas-on-torontos-yonge-street-in-the-1950s/

The history of Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/11/15/history-of-torontos-santa-claus-parade/

The 1940s Christmas radio broadcasts featuring Santa Claus

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/11/15/memories-of-trimming-the-tree-and-the-eatons-christmas-radio-broadcasts-in-1944/

Christmas at Toronto’s historic St. Andrew’s Market

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/11/23/christmas-during-the-19th-century-at-torontos-historic-st-andrews-market/

Christmas trees and seasonal decorations in Toronto

https://tayloronhistory.wordpress.com/2011/12/20/favourite-christmas-trees-and-decorations-in-toronto-this-year/

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