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Christmas gift giving etiquette dating

[PHOTO COURTESY OF PUPPENHAUSMUSEUM BASEL] The first Christmas card was drawn by illustrator John Callcott Horsley on behalf of Sir Henry Cole in December 1843.

The magnificent exhibition, The Victorian age describes the period of British history from1837 to 1901 during the rule of Queen Victoria.

During her reign, Britain rose to become a leading world and economic power.

During Queen Victoria’s time, adults began to give children home-made or bought toys.

Albert preferred living in the country to the capital, for which reason the couple made Windsor Castle their home soon after their wedding.

Lighting the candles is supposed to show that the birth of Christ brings light into the world.

It was also customary to display a candle in the window during the twelve days of the Christmas festivities.

In many households, an advent wreath would be displayed in the run-up to Christmas.