Published: 9-11-2010, 04:37

Store Window Displays

Store Window Displays: Nineteenth-Century Beginnings

Store Window Displays: Twentieth-Century Trends

Store Window Displays: The View from the Other Side of the Window

Department stores present window displays to the public all year round. But the scenes displayed at Christmas time are different. More imaginative, more opulent, and tinged with fantasy or nostalgia, these scenes add to the enjoyment of many holiday shoppers. The enticing Christmas window display is as old as the contemporary Christmas, having established itself as an important seasonal tradition in the late nineteenth century.