Christmas Seals.

The idea for Christmas Seals originated in Denmark in 1904. Based on the successful 1908 campaign in the United States the Women's National Health Association Ireland issued the first Irish Christmas Seals in 1909.

1925 Christmas seal issued by the Women's National Health Association of Ireland, Dublin, printed by Dundalgan Press, Dundalk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1944 Seal issued by the Anti-Tuberculosis Section of the Irish Red Cross Society.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1938 Seal issued by Tipperary After Care Association.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Street tag issued by the Cork Anti-Tuberculosis Association.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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