Christmas cards

Each year, from 1928 to 1999, Barbara would send a personalised Christmas card featuring a photograph of herself and, in the earlier years, her family.  My collection is currently just eight cards short of a 'full set'. 

Christmas Card 1930
Christmas Card 1930

Folded Christmas card with B&W photographic portrait of Barbara and husband Alec, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Alec McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1930 (inside)
Christmas Card 1930 (inside)

Folded Christmas card with B&W photographic portrait of Barbara and husband Alec, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Alec McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1934
Christmas Card 1934

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara and daughter Raine, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Raine McCorquodale". Written address on reverse.

Christmas Card 1934 (reverse)
Christmas Card 1934 (reverse)

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara and daughter Raine, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Raine McCorquodale". Written address on reverse.

Christmas Card 1937
Christmas Card 1937

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and son Ian, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1938
Christmas Card 1938

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and son Ian, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1939
Christmas Card 1939

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and son Ian, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1940
Christmas Card 1940

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting. Signature cut off, Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1940 (reverse)
Christmas Card 1940 (reverse)

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting. Signature cut off, however inscribed on back in blue ink "Do you remember this taken our 1st Christmas at the Cottage 1940". Sent to and from the estate of Mrs Koby, Barbara's housekeeper at this time.

Christmas Card 1940
Christmas Card 1940

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting. Signature cut off, however inscribed on back in blue ink "Do you remember this taken our 1st Christmas at the Cottage 1940". Sent to and from the estate of Mrs Koby, Barbara's housekeeper at this time.

Christmas Card 1941
Christmas Card 1941

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1942
Christmas Card 1942

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale 1942". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1942
Christmas Card 1942

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "With best wishes from Barbara McCorquodale 1942". (Pasted inside copy of 'Ronald Cartland' book)

Christmas Card 1943
Christmas Card 1943

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen and inscribed in blue ink "With love from Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1944
Christmas Card 1944

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen and inscribed in blue ink "Christmas 1944. With best wishes from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". Inscribed on the reverse in pencil "With best wishes to you BMcC."

Christmas Card 1944 (reverse)
Christmas Card 1944 (reverse)

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen and inscribed in blue ink "Christmas 1944. With best wishes from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". Inscribed on the reverse in pencil "With best wishes to you BMcC."

Christmas Card 1945
Christmas Card 1945

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "With love from Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1946
Christmas Card 1946

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink " Barbara & Hugh with love to you both".

Christmas Card 1947
Christmas Card 1947

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1947
Christmas Card 1947

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1947
Christmas Card 1947

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in black ink "From Barbara & Hugh with love".

Christmas Card 1947
Christmas Card 1947

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh, daughter Raine and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in black ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1949
Christmas Card 1949

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1950
Christmas Card 1950

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "From Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1950
Christmas Card 1950

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed greeting and signed in blue ink "With love from Barbara & Hugh".

Christmas Card 1951
Christmas Card 1951

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love & best wishes from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1952
Christmas Card 1952

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "Love dear Kobe from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1953
Christmas Card 1953

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With best wishes dear Kobe from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1954
Christmas Card 1954

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale Ian & Glen". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1955
Christmas Card 1955

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all best wishes from Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1956
Christmas Card 1956

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all best wishes from us all Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1957
Christmas Card 1957

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love dear Kobe from us all Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1958
Christmas Card 1958

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love darling Kobe from us all Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1959
Christmas Card 1959

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love & all best wishes for Christmas and all happiness in 1960 from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1959
Christmas Card 1959

Single sided Christmas card with printed portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love dear Kobe to you all from us all & everybody at Camfield. Bless You. Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1960
Christmas Card 1960

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, signed in blue ink "With all blessings for Christmas and all good wishes for 1961 from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1961
Christmas Card 1961

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all Christmas blessings and all good wishes for 1962 from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1961
Christmas Card 1961

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love darling Koby & all Christmas blessing to you both from us all. Barbara McCorquodale Ian & Glen". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1962
Christmas Card 1962

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love to you all from us all from Barbara & Ian".

Christmas Card 1962
Christmas Card 1962

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love and all best wishes for Christmas from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1962
Christmas Card 1962

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love and all good wishes for Christmas from us all Barbara McCorquodale Ian & Glen". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1963
Christmas Card 1963

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love and all Christmas blessings Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1963
Christmas Card 1963

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, husband Hugh and sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love and all Christmas blessings Barbara & Hugh McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1964
Christmas Card 1964

Single sided Christmas card with photograph of Camfield Place, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all Christmas blessings & love Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1964
Christmas Card 1964

Single sided Christmas card with photograph of Camfield Place, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love to you both & all happiness for the New Year from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1964
Christmas Card 1964

Single sided Christmas card with photograph of Camfield Place, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all best wishes for Christmas from us all Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1965
Christmas Card 1965

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love & blessings to you all Barbara".

Christmas Card 1965
Christmas Card 1965

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all Christmas blessings Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)

Christmas Card 1966
Christmas Card 1966

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With love from Barbara McCorquodale".

Christmas Card 1966
Christmas Card 1966

Single sided Christmas card with photographic portrait of Barbara, sons Ian and Glen, printed text and signed in blue ink "With all best wishes from Barbara McCorquodale". (Sent to Mrs Koby)