Ancient Christmas Postcard
After Christening the Kievan Rus the Christmas became the
main religious and state holiday in Russia and Ukraine.
With occurrence of postcards in second half of 19 century
the Christmas plots began to be represented on them regularly.
To send to relatives and friends a congratulatory card in
eve of Christmas became national tradition. Good artists
were involved in creation of Christmas postcards . The best
printing houses were engaged in publishing them. And after
hundred years these cards bring to people pleasure and hope.
The author of exhibition - Odessa collector Anatoly