Christmas Greetings from 1905

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Faintly unnerving Christmas cards from all the way back in 1905; coming well over a decade before the birth of Surrealism, yet undoubtedly some some kind of pre-cursor.

There are a few more creepy scenes like this online too, this contented dame has buckets full of infants, and looks pretty smug about it too.

Source: Cardcow.com

Maybe baby fishing was just the done thing back then.  Found by my Dad, a reliable postcard fiend, at some sort of subversive ephemera hang-out in rural Cheshire.

 

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