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December 15, 2021

Snegovik: 25 Adorable Soviet Snowman Christmas Cards From the Mid 20th Century

Snegovik (Russian: Снегови́к) means a “snowman”, a sculpture of a human figure made of (wet) snow in thaw weather.

The body and head usually by rolling three balls of snow of various sizes and putting them on top of each other. Common accessories include branches for arms and a rudimentary smiley face, with a carrot used for a nose. Clothing, such as a hat or scarf, may be included.

Typical children’s play in winter. Below is a collection of 25 adorable vintage Soviet Christmas cards from between the 1940s and 1960s:

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