Category Archives: GreetingCards

The Art of UNICEF Never Gives Up

[Above: Nicolas Fimbari – The Procession – Italy] The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) provides emergency food and healthcare to children and women in countries that have been devastated by war or other significant emergencies. UNICEF was created by … Continue reading

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The Heart and Soul of Ghostpatrol

[Above:] Some examples found around Brunswick, Fitzroy, Collingwood and Melbourne CBD areas over a period of time from 2007-2017. Street artist, cartoonist, muralist and general creative artist, David Booth aka Ghostpatrol has travelled the world painting and pasting his art … Continue reading

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The dying art of giving and receiving cards

Christmas cards have been a popular form of seasonal greetings of comparatively recent origin. W.C.T Dobson, RA, is usually regarded as having sent the first Christmas card in 1844. Sir Henry Cole and J.C. Horsley produced the first commercial Christmas … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Bush

Papa Ibra Tall – was born in 1935 in Tivavouane (Senegal). In 1955, he  attended the Special School of Architecture and Fine Arts in Paris. He illustrated book covers for “Presence Africaine” for its editor, Alioune Diop, and it was … Continue reading

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…’twas the night before Christmas and all through the house…

not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. So, I just wanted to wish you all the best for Christmas and show you some Collector’s Christmas cards from the past. These are examples from Sands, Fifth Avenue and charity … Continue reading

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