This greeting card was sent from Toronto Post Office employees to "their friends everywhere" in 1885, with compliments of the season.

This greeting card was sent from Toronto Post Office employees to "their friends everywhere" in with compliments of the season.

From the corner of King & Bay in 1880s Toronto, this palm-sized trade card wished Victorian toy and games enthusiasts "a right merry Christmas".

From the corner of King & Bay in Toronto, this palm-sized trade card wished Victorian toy and games enthusiasts "a right merry Christmas".

This leaflet from the 1920s advertises a Christmas exchange hosted by the Neighbourhood Workers Association: members of the community co-operated to provide Christmas dinner to families in need.

This leaflet from the advertises a Christmas exchange hosted by the Neighbourhood Workers Association: members of the community co-operated to provide Christmas dinner to families in need.

This palm-sized trade card wished 1880s Torontonians a Merry Christmas.

This palm-sized trade card wished Torontonians a Merry Christmas.

An enterprising baker and confectioner, whose shop was on Yonge Street just south of Bloor, sent this poignant Christmas message to his clients in the early 1900s.

An enterprising baker and confectioner, whose shop was on Yonge Street just south of Bloor, sent this poignant Christmas message to his clients in the early

This illustrated journal from 1885 contains songs, verse, stories and pictures of Christmas Past. Filled with recipes, stories and games, this journal contains illustrations of winter sports, political cartoons, and lots of old advertisements for your edification and amusement.

This illustrated journal from 1885 contains songs, verse, stories and pictures of Christmas Past. Filled with recipes, stories and games, this journal contains illustrations of winter sports, political cartoons, and lots of old advertisements for your edification and amusement.

Interior photo of Wood Gundy around the company Christmas tree in 1922. They were located near King and Bay.

Interior photo of Wood Gundy around the company Christmas tree in They were located near King and Bay.

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