When we’ve previously looked back at all things vintage we’ve never been disappointed. We’ve seen crazy and offensive advertising and also some very bizarre photos from days gone by which sometimes have left us a bit confused as to what the hell was going on.
Let’s step back in time to the Victorian days and take a look at a collection of old Christmas card designs that people would have sent to loved ones over the festive season. Who needs Jolly Old Saint Nick when you have evil Krampus kidnapping your children and frogs committing murder! It’s all part of a Victorian Christmas.
Greetings from your lovable Krampus
Not sure what Jack Frost is up to here. Best I don’t know really, let’s move on!
How festive a group of rats butchering a cat!
Nothings says Christmas more than an explorer being mauled to death by a polar bear
Get in my sack little boy!
Merry Christmas to you, here’s a card featuring a frog murder robbery to get you in that festive mood
Argh! Get it away, get it away!
Chewbacca snowman anyone?
Okay, can anyone explain this?
The cats clever trap had worked. He knew those pesky robins couldn’t handle their booze!
Little girl summons demon snowman from hell
May yours be a joyful Christmas unlike this poor dead robins!
There is never enough Christmas cards featuring frogs and beetles dancing together in the moonlight.
Merry Christmas Oink, Oink!
Christmas had come early for Mr. Goldfinch
Haha, try and get your Christmas pudding now!
“I specifically said no carol singers”
Happy East… Errr… Christmas!
[Hic] When you challenged me to drink a teapot of red wine I didn’t expect it to be this big!
May you spend a happy Christmas flying your jellyfish!
Quick, get the hell out of here, I just seen what they did to Tom and Tina Turkey!
Zombie snowman is coming for you
What a touching story, really melts your heart!
The bird uprising has begun
Is that the devil himself on a Christmas card?
Don’t you just love the kangaroo slippers!
Those pervy tree baubles!
You know that ol’ Christmas story about a golliwog and some wooden toys washed ashore from some shipwreck! It’s what Christmas is all about!
Dear Lady Winwood, I hope you enjoy my Christmas card featuring an emu attacking a terrified young boy which I thought was just simply divine… Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – Lord Smythe