The first UNICEF Christmas Card from 1949 was painted by a seven-year-old Czech girl. The practice of sending cards became further entrenched in American culture when it was embraced as a charitable gesture.
Which Organisation produced the first Christmas card?
The Christmas card that holds the world record as the most expensive ever sold was a card produced in 1843 by J. C. Horsley and commissioned by civil servant Sir Henry Cole. The card, one of the world’s first, was sold in 2001 by UK auctioneers Henry Aldridge to an anonymous bidder for a record breaking £22,250.