Victorian Christmas Greeting Card by RC deWinter

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Victorian Christmas Greeting Card by 

*© 2010 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved

This Christmas greeting would have appealed to Victorians of all ages and classes, because it incorporates most of the design themes they admired – the lace, the flowers, the rich colors, the gilding and the large-patterned, William Morris Arts & Crafts-style wallpaper background.

The short, somewhat formal message would have been appropriate for almost anyone but the closest of family.

I suspect that this card would be appreciated by many today as well.

The amaryllis and its foliage is from an original photograph of a New York florist’s window, digitally painted and placed into the surrounding frame; the background pattern work is a manipulation of the painted flower panel.*


amaryllis, christmas, flower, foliage, gilded, lace, sparkles, victorian, vintage

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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 4 years ago

    Wonderful colours – did you ever read any of the books by A.S.Byatt? She wrote in colours like these

  • i read The Children’s Book a few months ago – i want to read more of her work, too. Thank you!

    – RC deWinter

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainover 4 years ago

    So very beautiful, so elegant

  • As always, I love your kind comment.

    – RC deWinter

  • Pam Hogg
    Pam Hoggover 3 years ago

  • Honored, thanks, Pam!

    – RC deWinter

  • wolfepaw
    wolfepawover 3 years ago

    Fabulous work!

  • Glad you like it, thanks.

    – RC deWinter

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your December 23, 2010 feature in The Best of Red Bubble! Because this is a double feature, your work may not appear on the group’s main page, but it is in the feature gallery.

  • Many thanks, Happy Holidays!

    – RC deWinter

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