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Greetings Card Galleries

Collecting greetings cards has long been a pastime for children and adults alike. The Library of Birmingham holds many hundreds of greetings cards found in various Collections, dating from the early 19th century to more modern 20th century examples.

Victorian Christmas card

Christmas Cards

A seasonal gallery of Christmas greetings cards from the 19th century.
Christmas at the Zoo

Christmas Parker Collection Gallery

Images of Christmas time from the Parker Collection of Children's Books.
Victorian New Year card

New Year Cards

A gallery of beautiful greeting card images from the 19th century.
Victorian Valentine

Valentines

Discover more about the Valentine tradition
Victorian birthday card

Birthday Cards

A gallery of birthday cards taken from our Victorian scrapbook collections.
Christmas card illustrated by Kate Greenaway

Greetings Cards Illustrated by Kate Greenaway

Discover how the famous children's book illustrator Kate Greenaway began her artistic career designing Valentines, Christmas and New Year cards.
Victorian Greetings card

Miscellaneous Greetings Cards

A gallery of greetings cards taken from our Collections.

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