A Merry Christmas
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Holiday postcard depicts the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur trimmed robe, red fur trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a wheelbarrow full of gifts, holly and pine boughs, and is wearing a basket on his back full of toys for children. Chromolithograph. The image also has metallic gold ink throughout and is embossed. Printed in Germany.
Image ID: 37886
Creation Date: 1907
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Greeting Card collection, circa 1850-1982
Original Format Type: prints, fine-art
Original Format Number: PH 6013, box1, fldr6
Original Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Christmas postcard sent to Miss Betty Marshall of Madison from Milwaukee in 1907, and written in German.
For a similar holiday card, see Image ID: 23245.
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