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CHRISTMAS EVE OVER THE YEARS
Is there anything as precious as children enjoying the magic of Santa?
Christmas Eve is such a wonderful time and is celebrated in so many ways.. enjoy the following selection from around Australia.. in no particular order..
Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927), Friday 10 January 1908
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4355491
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Jacky bringing home the Christmas mail from south, Northern Territory, ca. 1890 [picture] / RJA
Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Thursday 6 January 1949, page 2
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2784106
Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), Thursday 17 December 1959
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article103072634
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 23 December 1911, page 20
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28134036
Talma 119 Swanston Street Melbourne and at Sydney
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Pioneer (Yorketown, SA : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 27 December 1913
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article199093821
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954), Friday 26 December 1947
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article56805351
1947-12-03, English, Article, Journal or magazine article edition:
A Christmas Gift Idea BLOTTER WITH WOOL EMBROIDERY (3 December 1947)
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Mercury (Hobart, Tas : 1860-1954) Tuesday 26 Dec 1939
Photograph - Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park - Photo Lab Christmas trip to Lake St Clair 1947 https://trove.nla.gov.au/version/264623525
Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1954), Tuesday 21 December 1948, page 2
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article95711774
“Greeting card: a merry Christmas,” Monash Collections Online, accessed December 21, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/33423
Christmas in the colonies, a Christmas dinner at the diggings / [Edward Roper].
Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Wednesday 24 December 1941
National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8224422
John Martin's Christmas Pageant : Christmas pudding [B 69087/28]
Barb Tapscott dressed as a Christmas Pudding.
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Reproduction rights: State Library of South Australia
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We can give all of them the gift of a smile.. costs us nothing and lasts a lifetime..
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