Little Works of Art: 100 Years of Greetings Cards

This charming exhibition explores the history of greetings cards and postcards, with 200 on display, dating from the 1850s to the 1950s. Christmas, New Year and Easter cards as well as Birthday and Valentine cards are all featured.

There are examples by many of the most significant publishers. Cards by Raphael Tuck & Sons, Marcus Ward, Thomas De La Rue, Robert Canton and Ernest Nister are amongst those showcased. A broad range of designs and types of card, including paper lace, silk fringed, embossed, shaped, humorous, novelty and traditional, is also covered in the exhibition.

Also features accompanying craft activities, and from the 2nd of December will also share a space with Santa’s Workshop and Grotto.

This exhibition is accessible for free for Copeland Pass holders. During the feature period (Running until 3rd December) admission is at feature rate. After this date standard admission applies. See our admissions section for price details.



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