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Displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus...
Item # 172950
December 30, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1865 This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and very displayable.
The full front page is a print captioned: "The Holy Family" plus inside has a full page print: "Christmas Presents" showing a family opening gifts. Other prints include two half pages: "Christmas--Game & Poultry in Washington Market" and "Christmas--Beef & Mutton in Washington Market". Also prints of: "Paris Fashions for December, 1865" "A Plague of Locusts in Syria" and: "Jesus In The Garden of Gethsamane".
The back page cartoon is; "The Great Fenian Fight". Complete in 16 pages.