Best Wall Calendars

Best Wall Calendar Design: A Brief History

Wall calendars are one of the most popular types of home decor items. They have been around since ancient times and they were originally used to keep track of time. Today, they can serve many purposes such as keeping track of birthdays or anniversaries, marking special occasions like weddings or holidays, or simply being a fun way to display your love for family and friends.

The first wall calendars appeared in the early 1900’s. These calendars were made out of wood with metal frames. They had simple designs and did not include any pictures or illustrations. Some of these wooden calendars still exist today. The earliest known wall calendar was created by a man named John Dornan in 1894 and it was called “Dornan’s Calendar”.

It featured a picture of a woman holding up two hands which represented the seasons and a tree growing from them representing springtime. The calendar was designed so that each month contained a different image. For example, the first month depicted a lady holding up two hands representing summer and a rose growing from her hand symbolizing the season. The second month showed a young girl sitting at table reading newspaper with flowers in her hair symbolizing autumn. The third month depicted a little boy playing with toy train symbolizing winter.

The first mass-produced wall calendars appeared in the 1920’s. These calendars had a lot more pictures and illustrations. In fact, some of them even had small paintings. They were very popular during this time period and many people purchased them to display in their homes. As time went on, the designs became more elaborate and the materials that they were printed on became more luxurious.

Today, wall calendars can feature anything from beautiful landscapes to photographs of family members or famous celebrities. These calendars are very popular and can make wonderful gifts.

Wall Calendar Designs: A Brief History

The first wall calendars were used to keep track of time. In ancient Egypt, large stones and clay tablets were used to keep records of the passage of time. These stones and tablets contained important events such as equinoxes and solstices. Many calendars were discovered in the ruins of Mesopotamia which date as far back as 1800 B.C.

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