The Adoration of the Shepherds, (Поклоніння пастухів). A Ukrainian religious painting taken from an iconostasis, and dated between 1650 and 1700.
The 6th of January is
Christmas Eve for Ukrainians of all Christian denominations.
The main Christmas celebrations take place at this time.
17th Century, Art, History, Ukraine
17th Century, Art, Christmas, Painting, Ukraine, Ukrainian, Ukrainian Easter, Ukrainian History
Yuletide Fortune Tellers in Ukraine in an 1888 painting by Mykola Pymonenko. Ukrainians still celebrate the Christmas season by the old calendar, as do many neighbouring regions.
19th Century, Art, Europe 1800s, Europe 19th Century, History, Ukraine
1880s, 1888, 19th Century, Art, Christmas, Mykola Pymonenko, Painting, Ukraine, Ukrainian, Ukrainian Christmas, Ukrainian History
The Christmas tree at Windsor Station in England, photographed on the 3rd of January, 1947.
British History, History, On This Day, Photography, Vintage
1940s, 1947, Britain, Christmas, Christmas Tree, England, On This Day, Photograph, Photography, Railway, Vintage, Windsor
In a photograph dated the 30th of December, 1914, soldiers cook a Christmas roast on a “spit” held up with rifles, a spade, and sticks.
World War One.
Early 20th Century, History, Military, On This Day, Photography, World War One
1910s, 1914, Christmas, First World War, Military, On This Day, Photograph, Photography, War, World War One
The Christmas season in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine at the beginning of the 1900s.
Italian-Americans Lodovico and Maria Angelica Calderara pose with their family in front of their Christmas tree.
th December, 1924.
History, On This Day, Photography, US History, Vintage
1920s, 1924, Boxing Day, Christmas, Christmas Tree, On This Day, Photograph, Photography, US History, Vintage
English children around the Christmas cake in Pinner, Middlesex on
Christmas Day, 1944.
The girl cutting the cake is Jean Devereux, and her father was serving in the war in Italy at the time. The tree is a gift from him, purchased through the “Gifts to Home League” which was operated by the YMCA.
Below is an image of the tree being
delivered to the house.
British History, History, On This Day, Photography, Vintage, World War Two
1940s, 1944, Britain, British History, Children's History, Christmas, Christmas Tree, England, English, English History, On This Day, Second World War, Vintage, War, World War Two