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Printable Christian Christmas Cards To Color

Henry Cole, a Boston-based lithographer, is believed to have invented Christmas cards. By the 1880s, he was producing more than five million cards annually. His cards used a new process, called chromolithography. This allows for realistic detail. These cards had become the most loved gift for family members and friends by the end of the 1800s. There are many options to choose from, so you’re sure that one will suit your needs.

Traditionally, Christmas cards were purchased by family members and friends. They can be purchased for several pounds today. They are rare and can fetch thousands. Even the first-generation original card is considered a special piece of history that is worth the price. Surprised to learn that one Sir Henry’s earliest cards sold at over PS22,000 per annum. You can still buy a first-generation holiday card for as low a thousand pounds today.

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