Design Review: Volume 3, Issue 2 (September-October 1950)
One of a series of eight Christmas cards from wood engravings by Mervyn Taylor.
“I'm dreaming of a white Christmas” is the idea behind the designs of most of the Christmas cards we exchange with one another. The understandable homesickness which the early settlers felt has perpetuated itself in the pictures of snow, holly, robins, and weatherbound coaches. But we, a hundred years later, have had time to accommodate ourselves to the New Zealand seasons. So it is pleasing to welcome the appearance of some eight Christmas card designs by Mervyn Taylor which have an appropriate feeling of New Zealand place and season. They will be appreciated by friends abroad as an expression of our country and liked by friends at home for being pleasantly different. The new cards are published by the Mermaid Press and will be in the shops by the time Design Review is published.