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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled string tying them together. Santa has a die cut beard and a bell on his hat. When you move Santa to the side the greeting "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" can be seen. Letterpress, black, gold, red and flesh tone inks.
DESCRIPTION
Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled string tying them together. Santa has a die cut beard and a bell on his hat. When you move Santa to the side the greeting "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" can be seen. Letterpress, black, gold, red and flesh tone inks.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:80248
Creation Date: 1950
Creator Name:Henri Fayette, Chicago, Illinois
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Greeting card collection, circa 1850-1982
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 6013, box 1, fldr 21
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 6.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Bells
Clothing and dress
Costume
Hats
Christmas
Greeting cards
Santa Claus
Beards
Men
Moustache
Ephemera
Holidays

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