Collected items show the trends, interests and thought processes of people in the past. One of the more documented times is Christmas. In some
Vintage Christmas cards from artist Donald McGill show raunchy festive scenes. The artist, known for postcards, designed them between 1904 and the 1960s. Amorous couples embrace under the mistletoe and canoodle in dark corners. But others depict sexist scenes that wouldn’t be found on shop shelves today.
McGill is best known for his cheeky seaside postcards but drew at least four different Christmas designs every year from 1904 onwards, with many full of bawdy