A rural snow scene is on the left side of the card. Pine trees are set against a snow covered landscape. The front of the postcard also includes a Christmas stamp honoring the Red Cross. It is dated 1918.,The message reads: Best wishes for A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year. Nettie R. ??, Delphos, Kans.
My Best Wishes
Message side of card.
Merry Christmas To You
Message side of card.
Night Before Christmas
A toddler dressed in pajamas is shown standing on the stairs. Through a doorway at the bottom of the stairs, Santa Claus can be seen holding up a drum in front of a Christmas tree. "To Santa Claus" is written in pencil on the stairs under where the child is standing. The edge of the card has a gold embossed design.
I Wish You Merry Christmas!
The card shows a little boy dressed in knee pants running after a little girl in a pink dress. Red ribbon frames the design with holly wreaths at each corner.
Portrait of a Man and Woman
In the photographer's studio a couple sit side by side. She leans toward him slightly. He has a handlebar mustache and is wearing a suit, vest, and bow tie. She has curled hair with bangs and wears a dark skirt and blouse with a high collar and lace trim.
View of a Room With Table and Chairs and Photographs
The photographer has taken a picture of a room interior. He focused on a table with a checkered tablecloth and a kerosene lamp, and chairs. There are dozens of photographs tacked on the wall above the table. This might be a room in the photographer's home with samples of his work.
Portrait of a Little Girl With a Book
A little blonde girl is standing in the photographer's studio. She is wearing a straw hat, striped jacket, flowered dress, dark stockings and high top shoes, and is holding a book in her right hand.
Portrait of Two Boys and Their Dog
Two boys who are probably brothers are seated in the photographer's studio. The older boy is seated in a chair with a dog in his lap. The smaller boy stands next to his brother. Both boys wear knickers. The younger boy has long curled locks and wears a large white bow at his neck.
Portrait of a Little Girl in the Mirror
A little girl is seated with her back to the camera. Her face is reflected in two mirrors setting before her. She wears a dress with a lace trimmed collar and has long blonde curls tied with ribbons.
Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Ruffled Dress
A woman is seated in the photographer's studio wearing a dress made of of dark moire fabric. The dress has a high collar and gathers over the shoulders. Her dark wavy hair is parted in the middle and pulled back.
Portrait of an Older Woman in a Ruffled Boa
An older woman in wire rim glasses is seated in the photographer's studio wearing a dark dress with a high collar, full sleeves, and a ruffled boa. Her curly hair is gray and is parted in the middle and pulled back. She has a white ruff or hankie at the bodice.
Portrait of an Elderly Woman in a Lace Collar
An elderly woman is seated in the photographer's studio. Her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled straight back. She wears a dark plain dress with a lace collar attached.
Portrait of a Woman in a Feathered Hat
A woman of middle age wears a dramatic feathered hat and dark jacket with a feathered collar, striped blouse with a high collar, and earrings.
Portrait of a Woman in a Loose Dress
A plump woman is in the photographer's studio standing and holding on to a chair. She wears a loose cotton dress with a white lace collar, and a hat. She is not wearing a corset and may be pregnant.
Portrait of an Elderly Woman With White Wavy Hair
A elderly woman with white wavy hair is seated in the photographer's studio. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. She wears a dark dress with a high collar and ruffled trim.
Portrait of an Elderly Woman With White Hair
A elderly woman with white hair is seated in the photographer's studio. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. She wears glasses, a striped blouse with a high collar, skirt, and a decorative belt buckle.
Portrait of a Woman Wearing an Embroidered Blouse
A woman with her hair pulled straight back is seated in the photographer's studio. She wears an embroidered blouse with a high collar, decorative belt buckle, and a twill skirt.
Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Dress With Full Sleeves
A woman sits for the photographer in his studio. She wears a dark dress. The dress has striped insets, a high collar, and very full sleeves. Her hair is parted in the middle and pulled back.
Portrait of a Young Woman With a Bicycle
A young woman is in the photographer's studio with her bicycle. Her riding outfit consists of a veiled straw hat with flowers and a bow, a blouse with full sleeves and a hankie tucked in the front, plain skirt, belt, gloves, boots, and a scarf tied around her neck.