History of the Advent Calendar


Subject:
Holidays & Observances , Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Christmas , Advent Calendars , Calendars

Description:
This page from a German advent calendar company presents information on the origins of advent calendars and a short history of their evolution from simple chalk lines marking off the days in December until Christmas to paper calendars with windows. The online Advent Calendar Museum provides photographs of calendars from the 1940s through 1960s. Also includes a brief history of the Sellmer Company in Stuttgart and an online tour of calendar production.

Publisher:
Richard Sellmer Verlag

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sellmer-verlag.de/history.htm


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