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There is no record of the 'first' Christmas card, but early ones showed pictures of Mary and Jesus.
The sending of commercially printed Christmas cards originated in London in 1843.
The first Christmas cards were commissioned by Sir Henry Cole. Illustrations were done by John Callcott Horsley in 1843. Although there was some controversy over the scene… depicted in the card (the family was shown drinking), Cole saw this as a moneymaking idea. He introduced the â??penny postâ?? three years later, selling the cards for a shilling each.
The first Christmas card was created and sent in 1843. A man named John Calcott Horsely printed the first Christmas card for Sir Henry Cole, the friend who had given him the i…dea.
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It's believed that the first commercially produced Christmas card was illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London in 1843. These first cards were commission by Sir Henry Co…le.
John Callcott Horsley (1817 - 1903) designed the first Card at the request of his friend Sir Henry Cole. In 1843 an edition of the first card was printed in Lithography by Job…bins of Warwick Court, London. 1000 copies
John Horsely made the first Christmas card in London, England, in the year 1843.
According to some historians, the first commercial Christmas card was designed and printed for Sir Henry Cole by artist John Callcott Horsley in London in 1843.
London 1843, most modern trappings of Christmas are from Victorian England or Germany. Some from Germany, (xmas tree, advent calendar, tinsel, bauble). Father Christmas (St. N…icholas) is Scandanavian. Some are from America (Santa Claus, Rudolph from May Corp, ad campaigns) Turkey is obviously from America, traditionally in UK it was Goose before Turkey.
What do you mean mothers first chrisstmas shouldn't it be daddys frist christmas or babys first chrisrtmas cuz the mother had 69 chrismases already shes an expert on cooky chr…istmases
The first Christmas cards were sent in England in 1843. They were first send in the United States in 1875. John Callcott Horsely illustrated the first Christmas card, but …what inspired him is not known.
John Callcott Horsley illustrated the very first Christmas card on May 1, 1843 in London. In that year, only 2,050 Christmas cards were produced. The first Christmas cards p…rinted and mailed in the United States happened in 1875 by Louis Prang.
The first Christmas cards were created in England on 9 December 1843, although some websites state the year was 1842. Either way, the idea came from Sir Henry Cole, Director o…f London's Victoria and Albert Museum, who asked his friend, artist John Calcott Horsley, to design a card which could become commercially available to the public - and to also be used by Cole himself.