Vintage Halloween Graphics And Printables

Jul 03, 2012
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Vintage Halloween Pumpkin Clip Art
Vintage Halloween Pumpkin Clip Artdownload print

What was the original meaning of Halloween?

The origins of Halloween come from the ancient Celtic tradition of Samhain or the summer festival. In ancient times people lit bonfires and wore costumes to ward off ghosts. Some also consider the ancient Celtic traditions a moment to communicate with people who have passed away. Nowadays, Halloween became a yearly celebration that always been waiting for. Peoples like to do some activities like trick-or-treat, host a Halloween party, decorate rooms and pumpkins, and of course play some games like skeleton race, pin game inspired by vintage Halloween graphics, etc.


What was Halloween like in the past?

In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as the time to honor all saints or what is known as All Saints Day. The night before or on October 31 is All Hallows' Night, and then it turns into Halloween. Apart from causing trouble and destroying crops, the Celts thought that the presence of otherworldly spirits made it easier for the Druids or Celtic priests, to make predictions about the future. To commemorate the event, Druids built large sacred bonfires, where people gathered to burn plants and animals as sacrifices to the Celtic gods.

During the festivities, the Celts wear costumes that usually come from the heads and skins of animals, and they tell one another about their fate. When the celebration was over, they lit a fireplace from the holy bonfire to help protect them during the coming winter. Nicholas Rogers, a professor, and historian at York University, Toronto, USA, and author of Halloween: From Raganual to Party Night (Oxford University Press, 2003). "There is no solid evidence that Samhain was devoted to the dead or to ancestor worship. According to ancient tales, Samhain is an event when the tribesmen paid tribute to their conquerors and when their 'sidh' or ancient mound was considered the majestic palace of the gods. in the underworld, "Rogers wrote as reported by Live Science. The Celts lived 2,000 years ago, most of their descendants now reside in Ireland, England, and northern France. Over time, Halloween has evolved into fun activities like trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns on pumpkins, gathering, decorating houses with themes like vintage Halloween graphics, or spooky character, wearing unique costumes, and eating out.



Printable Vintage Halloween Graphics
Printable Vintage Halloween Graphicsdownload print

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Is Halloween a good holiday?

One of the explanations why Halloween is so great is because you'll dress up. When dressing up, you'll choose what you would like to be and the way much energy you set into it. On Halloween, you'll dress up as anything you'll imagine or wear anything you like; from a unicorn, a witch, even just a vintage Halloween graphics tee. In the end, once you are wearing your costume, nobody can judge you because that's what the day is about. You'll show your costume while trick-or-treating or when you’re at a celebration. Either way, you get candy. one among the explanations that other holidays aren't better than Halloween.

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