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December 1, 2015

Lovely Vintage Photos Show How Children Celebrated Christmas More Than 100 Years Ago

From lighting a real candle on the branch of an indoor Christmas tree, to a well-dressed family singing carols on a stairwell in the home, this lovely collection of nostalgic photos reveal how children from a bygone era celebrated the festive season.

A little girl and her Saint Bernard deliver Christmas, ca. 1910s

an American Christmas, ca. 1900

Babies on Christmas, 1908

The boy and Christmas tree, 1904

Boy and his sister on Christmas Morning, ca. early 1900s

Brothers on Christmas, 1910

Children around a Christmas tree, ca. 1900

Children carrying holly and mistletoe, London, December 1915

Children on Christmas, ca. 1900

Children playing with dolls while their mother lighting the Christmas Tree, 1907

Children with gifts near Christmas tree, 1900

Children with their new dolls on Christmas, 1916

Christmas smiles, 1912

Christmas, 1904

Christmas, 1909

Christmas, 1910

Christmas, Harney County, Oregon, 1900

Kids on Christmas, 1910

Little boy with a Christmas tree, ca. 1900

Little girls with their dolls in sleighs, 1909

The Christmas dolls, ca. early 1900s

The Christmas haul, ca. 1900



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