We’re counting down to Christmas! Follow @100objectsbrad on Twitter to see a new seasonal object daily. From exquisite illustrations to 1930s Christmas cards to 1980s student humour, there’s always more to discover in Special Collections. Here’s a round-up of the first twelve.
Ice is nice! The Universal Glaciarium, 184 Lord Street, Southport, Holden Papers.
Season’s Greetings from the Co-op, Bradford Pioneer, 1935.
In the bleak midwinter … snow on the “Amp”, University of Bradford, December 2009
Our Book Tree, 2015
Our 2015 book tree was so popular we did another in 2016!
Pretty poinsettia Christmas card, Mitrinovic Archive
Brrr! Cyclists on Kex Gill, photographed by Fred Robinson Butterfield
Christmas has been too much for this sheep! Fleece, number 11, December 1983
Revenge of the Turkeys! Shep, number 2, December 1988
Common Ivy, from Beautiful Leaved Plants, one of our favourite books!
Holly, from Flowering Plants of Great Britain, 1855
Star sticker, Women for Life on Earth STAR marches, 1983, Annie Tunnicliffe Archive