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Christmas Snapshots

December 7, 2009 |  4:00 am
Dec. 7, 1919, Electric Car


Dec. 7, 1919: Continuing our exploration of Christmas ads in The Times,
we find an electric car “for her” …


Dec. 7, 1919, Beer 
… home-brewed beer …

Dec. 7, 1919, Tetrazzini
… Tetrazzini records …

Dec. 7, 1919, Piano Rolls
QRS piano rolls

[I think "All the Quakers are Shoulder Shakers" has dropped out of the repertoire.]

Dec. 7, 1919, False Teeth
… maybe some new false teeth …

Dec. 7, 1919, Toys
 
… toys …
 
Dec. 7, 1919, Clothes
… clothes for women …
 
Dec. 7, 1919, Clothes

… and men …

Dec. 7, 1919, Furniture

… or bedroom furniture … (“it’s one of the first rules of femininity to thrill at the sight of a beautiful bedroom or boudoir – no matter whose it is.”) …

Dec. 7, 1919, Record Player 

… the happiest times of your life …

Dec. 7, 1919, Washing Machine

… or mother’s first washing machine.
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