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Christmas Throughout Christendom (Harpers, 1873)
A lengthy look at the history and folklore of Christmas throughout Europe.
Notes by an Artist Naturalist (The Girl's Own Paper, 1892-94)
Beautifully illustrated monthly series by artist Fred Miller on the flora, fauna and lore of the season. (This series ran sporadically between 1892 and 1894.)
The Christmas Tree (Illustrated London Almanack, 1853)
Brought to England by Talleyrand, the tradition was most truly "engrafted" into English tradition by the royal marriage.
Christmas Dinners (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1881)
Recipes from the Christmas beef to the plum pudding.
Christmas Customs (English Illustrated Magazine, 1899)
A short look at Christmas customs throughout England.
About Santa Claus (St. Nicholas, 1900)
An editor's explanation of the jolly old saint.
Christmas in the North (Demorest, 1873)
A look at Christmas traditions in Scandinavia and Russia.
The Queen's Christmas (Home Magazine, 1898)
On the decorations of the palace, the royal Christmas feast, and the gifts Queen Victoria hand-selects for her family.
Tobogganing (The Girl's Own Paper, 1890)
An article encouraging Brits to take up the American sport of tobogganing, with information on how to make one's own toboggan.
Christmas in the German Fatherland (The Girl's Own Paper, 1887)
A look at a traditional German Christmas Eve ceremony.
Christmas Season: Gifts and Entertainment (Ingalls' Home Magazine, 1888)
Tips on choosing the right gifts, and preparing the Christmas dinner and entertainment.
Some Seasonable Christmas Dishes (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1878)
Oyster patties, calf's head dressed turtle fashion, "flying angel" oysters, and other dishes that were quite traditional in the 1870's...
The Girls' Own Carol (music)
The Angels' Song (music)
An Old-Time Christmas Feast
Christmas Thim Times
The Christmas Snow
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