A Merry Christmas | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

A Merry Christmas

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DESCRIPTION

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.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 37886

Creation Date: 1907 

Creator Name: Unknown

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Collection Name: Greeting Card collection, circa 1850-1982

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: PH 6013, box1, fldr6

Original Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

SUBJECTS

Beards

Botany

Christmas

Clothing and dress

Costume

Dolls

Ephemera

Foliage

Greeting cards

Hats

Intellectual life

Manners and customs

Men

Moustache

Persons

Recreation

Santa Claus

Snow

Toys

Weather

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