Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

D-1

Albuquerque, NM postmark

The Franciscan, Lights of Albuquerque '34 - '35, The Cabbs

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

D-1

Front Caption:

The Franciscan, Lights of Albuquerque '34 - '35, The Cabbs

Date of Photo:

1934

Subject Category:

Christmas in Albuquerque

Original Format Size:

13.7.5 cm

Postmark Date:

April 4, 1936

Notes:

One cent stamp; message


Back to Category List

D-2

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Christmas Luminarios

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

D-2

Back Caption:

Christmas Luminarios
Luminarios are one of the loveliest of the old customs still followed today in the southwest. They are small brown paper sacks, half filled with sand and a candle placed in the sand. On Christmas Eve these are lit, it will help in guiding the Christ child to this home.

Date of Photo:

ca. 1970

Subject Category:

Christmas in Albuquerque

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer

Walter Haussamen

Local Publisher:

Petley Studios 4620 La Luz, El Paso, Texas

Publisher #:

31611

Notes:

The luminarias display at the Hebenstreit home is the featured highlight of the Christmas Eve Luminarias Tour held annually in the Country Club District.


Back to Category List

Powered by Springshare. All rights reserved. Report a problem.