The Grinch Handprint Christmas Card With Printable I

Free Printable Grinch Christmas Cards

Henry Cole, a Boston lithographer, is credited for inventing Christmas cards. In the 1880s, he produced more than five millions cards annually. His cards used a new process, called chromolithography. This allows for realistic detail. These cards were the most popular gift for friends and family in the late 1800s. There are so many different styles to choose from that you’re bound to find one that suits your needs.

Christmas cards were traditionally purchased by friends and family. They are now sold for several pounds. Rare cards can fetch thousands of dollars. Even the first-generation original card is considered a special piece of history that is worth the price. It might surprise you to learn that Sir Henry’s first cards sold for more than PS22,000 per year. A first-generation Christmas card can be purchased for as little as 1000 pounds today.

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