Fascinating Vintage Photographs Documented A “Spirit Of Christmas” In The 1895–1930s


A woman returns home from the market with a Christmas tree. (Photo by Otto Haeckel/Getty Images). 1895


A Christmas tree in an Edwardian parlour. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1905


At Christmas toy hawkers, like this one on Ludgate Hill and Holborn, thronged the streets of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1913


New York’s Christmas tree for the homeless waiting to be erected in Madison Square. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 27th December 1913


A Christmas advertising scheme at Watling Street, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 20th December 1913


Christmas entertainments at the Hospital for Sick Children in Great Ormond Street, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 30th December 1913


A soldier carrying a christmas tree. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). December 1915


Father Christmas reading with three young children. (Photo by Spencer Arnold/Getty Images). Circa 1915


Children carrying holly and mistletoe. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). December 1915


Christmas trees being delivered for the members of the American army staying at the Palace Hotel in London. (Photo by J. J. Lambe/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). December 1918


A young sailor buys a Christmas tree at a greengrocer’s and a young boy waits in a queue of children to buy some mistletoe. (Photo by A. R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 24th December 1918


A family sitting down for tea at Christmas time. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 21st December 1919


Two little boys dragging home their Christmas tree after choosing it at London’s Covent Garden Market. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). Circa 1920


The interior of a tube train decorated with foliage for the Christmas Season. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1922


Three girls on Christmas morning delighted with their gifts from Father Christmas. (Photo by Basset Lawke/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 15th December 1925


A crowd of happy youngsters chase Father Christmas along a London street. He is on his way to a south London store to distribute presents. (Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 2nd November 1926


Children from the Royal Caledonian School enjoying a festive Christmas pageant on an open top bus which is carrying Santa and his helpers through the streets. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). December 1926


Christmas carol singers in a London suburb. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1927


Boys of Ardingly School at the start of the Christmas holidays. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1926


A little girl taking home her Christmas Tree, bought from Caledonian Road Market, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1929

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