that's winston churchill's grandson getting a gift. santa on the left obv.
english children making paper chains in 1944
a christmas tea party in brighton.
christmas day 1940 in london.
I started collecting some images on pinterest about 1940s christmas for work as I wanted to make some historically accurate christmas decorations.
as it happens, handmade christmas decorations don't seem to change much over the years - it's all about paper chains and lanterns from pretty early on.
still, the picutres are amazing - the ones above where people are celebrating christmas in shelters are heartbreaking.