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Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item # 697504

December 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881  The full front page is a great Santa Claus print by the famed artist Thomas Nast: "Caught!" showing Santa with a child's arms around him.
Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't You Wish You Wore Stockings?'" 
Other prints within include: "Electric Railway at Berlin, Prussia" "The Ring Theatre, Vienna, Recently Destroyed by Fire." "The Hon. Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State" "The Late John W. Forney." "Short and Sweet - 'It's Too Too Too Funny!' "  "The Interrupted Journey." The supplement contains a large print titled: "Steeple Chasing."
Complete in 16 pages and in unusually good condition.

Category: 1880-1889