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A Merry Christmas



A Merry Christmas
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Title: A Merry Christmas
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.

Image ID: 37886
Creation
Date:
1907 
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Greeting Card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre: Postcard
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: Ephemera
Hats
Dolls
Toys
Snow
Christmas
Men
Costume
Beards
Clothing and dress
Greeting cards
Moustache
Santa Claus
Foliage
 

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