Today’s Christmas cards scream joy and cheer, just in tune with the festive season. But before the sparkly cards with drawings of christmas ornaments or adorable festive illustrations, did you know that Christmas cards were designed with anthropomorphic cats, murderous frogs, and insects dancing by the moonlight? Victorians in the 19th century sent such grim cards with the words, “may yours be a joyful Christmas”.
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