February Artifact of the Month

Happy Valentine’s Day

SCN_0086

In honor of Valentine’s Day, please enjoy this 1920s card from when it cost just 1¢ to send your sweetheart a message.

Valentine’s Day cards began gaining popularity in England at the end of the 18th century and the embossed paper lace greetings were in the United States within 50 years. Cards were the main item exchanged before the mid-20th century when gifts started being given.

 

Advertisements

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://warrenvillehistorical.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/february-artifact-of-the-month/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: