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Best of all Nast Santa Claus prints!

Item # 174520

January 01, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1881  The full front page is a Thomas Nast illustration: "The Dear Little Boy That Thought Christmas Came Oftener." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A 'Possum Hunt in Old Virginia."
But certainly the most notable print is the terrific doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "MERRY OLD SANTA CLAUS.", a classic image & perhaps one of the most reproduced of all Santa Claus prints used today in a wealth of advertisements and Christmas-themed promotions, etc.
Also inside are a two-thirds page print: "Roasting the Pig."; a full pg. print: "The Salmagundi Sketch Club - Black and White Exhibition at the National Academy of Design."
Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: 1880-1889