deal image Knitted Touchscreen Gloves: Work With All Touchscreens While Keeping Your Hands Warm
Get it now! »
deal image The Complete iOS Design Course with Sketch Holiday Special!
Get it now! »
deal image Blinkist 2 Yr Subscription: 500+ Bestseller Book Breakdowns
Get it now! »

Awesomely Bizarre Soviet Space-Themed Holiday Cards

Below are some “holiday” cards from the Soviet era, but one can easily detect efforts at sneaking familiar Christmas traditions into what had become a Soviet New Year celebration. You can see the character of Ded Moroz, formerly an evil sorcerer from Slavic mythology—he was said to freeze and kidnap children without conciliations from their parents. His striking resemblance to Santa is the result of a massive rebrand by the Orthodox Church to mimic the Dutch Saint Nicholas.

 

See more on vintag.es

«

Photos of Brigitte Bardot in Her Sex-Kitten

On the set of A Very Private AffairBrigitte Bardot turned her back on stardom in 1973, at the height of her beauty—and ...

More on Design You Trust:

»