These pretty postcards were especially popular from 1900 to around 1915. In fact, it was the holiday postcard craze of this era that inspired a certain Joyce Hall to start a greeting card company which eventually became known as Hallmark.
Take a look back to a quieter time, before Easter meant lots of candy-filled plastic eggs and marshmallow chicks.
Vintage Easter Greetings postcard from c1908
A cute vintage Easter bunny in an egg boat – postcard from 1909
Vintage Easter cards: Baby Cupid in an eggshell carriage
Vintage Easter cards: Chicks and colorful Easter eggs from 1909
Antique Easter postcard from 1910
Pretty antique Easter postcard with cross and spring flowers
Vintage Easter postcard from 1909 with an egg house
Easter greeting with flowers & butterflies
Colorful Easter eggs in a basket – vintage Easter postcard from 1907
Girl with an Easter bonnet – antique postcard from 1924
Easter postcard (1914)
A happy Eastertide (1911)
In the Christian church, Eastertide means the Easter season, which begins on Easter Sunday each year.