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Museum collection includes echoes of Christmases past


January 1, 2020

If fantasies about museums came true, in the quiet and darkness around midnight or early morning as we wait, from a display case we might hear the high, sweet voices of children singing Christmas carols any time of the year.

If little china figurines could come to life, that is.

A group of angels and two children in red and white stocking caps comprise a collection of Christmas knick-knacks among the toy collection. Santa, with a bag of toys, waits among them and behind stands a Victorian lady with presents who is also a planter, or maybe she once contained silk poinsettias.

Bizarrely, a...

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