Children and young women in procession, 1880's
Kate Greenaway was one of the most prolific and popular illustrators of the Victorian era. She is responsible for numerous holiday card designs from the 1870's and 1880's.
(top) Front: A Merry Christmas We children, one and all, do run To welcome here the coming Year. (middle) Front: A Merry Christmas May the year bring you hours Of gladness and showers Of sunshiny Flowers. A Happy New Year (bottom) Front: A Merry Christmas The wind may blow, and bring the snow. But friends are here, and all that's dear.