Getting ready for Christmas in British Columbia, Canada, 1881

Images of the preparations for Christmas in 1881, British Columbia, from The Graphic‘s Christmas Number 1881, page 14.

The Graphic, an illustrated newspaper, was published in England weekly from 1869 to 1932 and was widely circulated. The coverage and language used often reflect the thoughts and opinions of the times.

Christmas in British Columbia, Canada, 1881,Getting Ready. Illustrations from The Graphic newspaper.Watch for a second set of illustrations from the same group, both courtesy a BCGS member, from a private collection.


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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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