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Easters of yesteryear
As the spring holiday draws near, here's a fond look back at some Easter celebrations of yesteryear.
Springing into Easter
As we prepare for the bloom of spring, here's a fond look back at some Easter celebrations of yesteryear.
Here, this modest bunny gets suited up for Easter.
A boy poses for an Easter greeting card like he's hatching from a big egg.
A woman emerges from an egg to celebrate the holiday.
Women pose with huge baskets of eggs.
A woman wears an Easter basket on her head.
To dye for
A woman poses with decorated eggs circa 1920.
A girl holds a chick for an Easter portrait taken circa 1945.
Basket of fun
A farmworker holds a basket of chicks on March 13, 1937, in England.
Making chocolate delights
Two women at the Cadbury's chocolate factory near Birmingham, England, work joining together chocolate Easter egg halves in preparation for Easter on Feb. 26, 1932.
A little girl poses in and around an egg for a page in the French newspaper "Le Petit Parisien," circa 1902.
Babe in a bonnet
An infant stares wide-eyed while emerging from a hat box marked 'Easter Bonnet' in a straw hat decorated with daisies and sunflowers circa 1945.
A little girl holds an Easter bunny on a leash, during a hunt for the easter eggs scattered in the grass circa 1955
Easter Egg Rolling Children Pose on the White House Lawn in 1922.
An Easter treat for two
Twins from Castlebar Nursery School in Sydenham, England who have been evacuated to Mersham-le-Hatch near Ashford in Kent celebrate Easter whilst awaiting adoption, March 23rd, 1940.
An eggcellent hat
A chicken hatches out of egg on a woman's hat, during an Easter parade in New York, circa 1940
Packages of goodies
Two little shoppers in London's Oxford Street with a pair of large Easter eggs and two cartons tied up with string, April 8th, 1936.
The bunny's calling card
Children collecting Easter eggs into their baskets sometime in the 1930s.
Four cooks show off their enormous Easter eggs in March of 1923
Snacking and quacking
A toddler eating a chocolate easter egg whilst sitting next to a basket of them crowned by a toy duck on April 13th, 1935
So close, yet so far
A little boy finds it hard to contain his excitement at a giant Easter egg display in a sweet shop on London's Regent Street on March 22nd, 1952.
Preparing for the day
Chocolate Easter eggs being given their finishing touches in a confectionery factory in 1923.
A German child makes a discovery on an egg hunt, during the Easter weekend on March 7, 1951.
An Easter feaster
A little girl enjoys a large chocolate Easter egg, circa 1930