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009xmas: 1883 Santa Giving Presents to Poor Children. Antique hand colored view of poor children at the Five Points Mission, in New York City, receiving presents from Santa Claus. Five Points was one of the worst slums in New York throughout the 19th century. 11x16 in.
$60



017xmas: 1865 Shopping for Christmas Dinner. Hand colored woodcut engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, titled "Buying the Christmas Turkey." Shows a crowd of holiday shoppers inspecting birds in an open air market. 11x16 in. $50




019xmas: 1870 Christmas Scene in the South. Old hand colored, engraved image from Harper's Weekly, showing a group of children celebrating Christmas with firecrackers and rifles. Title is "Christmas in the South: Young Folks Celebrating the Day." 11x16 in. $50



021xmas: 1885 Christmas Scene in Germany. Hand colored, engraved scene from the Christmas Supplement to Harper's Weekly. Title is "Christmas in Germany: A Street Scene." Shows people crowding around a vendor who is selling small wooden dolls. 11x16 in. $50



022xmas: 1878: Young Couple on Christmas Morning. Hand colored, engraved image from Harper's Weekly, featuring a young couple standing at their open window on a frosty morning. Title is "Christmas Morning: Listening to the Chimes." 11x16 in. $50



025xmas: VERY RARE, Old Christmas Santa by Thomas Nast. This beautifully hand colored, rare engraved scene was drawn by Thomas Nast and published in the Jan. 4, 1873 issue of Harper's Weekly. Nast was the originator of our modern concept of Santa Claus, and this is a fine example of his work. The scene is titled "The Same Old Christmas All Over Again." It features two young children asleep in their beds, with fanciful images of toys and storybook characters around them. Santa Claus is in the front of the scene, bowing towards the children. Several repairs have been made to this print, by a restoration professional. The margins in the bottom left and right corners have been extended, where part of the paper was cut off, but the image is not affected. In the bottom center of the sheet, a one-inch piece has been replaced and a small part of the title is missing in that spot. Overall condition is really quite good, though, and this print would look fantastic in a frame!! 16x22 in. $250



027xmas: 1888 Santa Claus Captured. This rare, whimsical view of Santa has him surrounded by countless children as he arrives to descend the chimney. This is a hand colored, original old print from Harper's Weekly Size: 22x16 in. $150



200xmas: VERY RARE Civil War Christmas Santa by Nast. This beautifully hand colored, engraved scene was drawn by Thomas Nast and published in the Dec. 26, 1863 issue of Harper's Weekly. Nast was the originator of our modern concept of Santa Claus, and he drew most of his classic Santa scenes for Harper's Christmas issues. His Civil War era Christmas scenes are among his best and most historically significant works. This item is titled "Christmas 1863." It contains six engraved views, superimposed on a wintery background of snow falling on bare trees. This print is in fine condition, with only a few very minor repairs made by a restoration professional.
16x22 in. $300



202xmas: Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly dated December 26, 1874. Picutes illustrate the accompanied poem "The Christmas Baby" by Will Carleton. 11x16 in. $30



203xmas: Carrying the Boar's Head at Oxford on Christmas Day. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly Supplement dated January 17, 1874. 11x16 in. $40



205xmas: Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly dated December 22, 1860. Two scenes showing "Christmas Then and Now." The first scene showing the baby Jesus in the arms of his mother with the shepards looking on is titled "The adoration of the Shephards." The second scene shows children showing off their gifts to their parents and is titled "What Santa Claus Brought Us." 16x11 in. $40



206xmas: 1900 hand colored half-tone showing sailors in a raging storm. Caption reads Christmas Dinner at Sea. From Life Magazine. 11x17 in. $30


 

210xmas: Harper's Weekly dated December 20, 1879. Hand colored engraving from a painting by William Small. Picture captioned "Christmas Morning - At the Mast-head." 11x16 in. $20



211xmas: Harper's Weekly cover from December 16, 1882. Hand colored engraving showing a store front being decorated for Christmas with customers looking on. Picture titled "Getting Ready for Christmas." Drawn by W.L. Sheppard. 11x16 in. $40




214xmas: The Illustrated London News dated December 21, 1867. Two hand colored engravings titled "Christmas Time - First and Second Floors". The top picture shows a family playing together enjoying the Christmas fun. The lower picture is a lonely man disturbed by the noise upstairs. Drawn by Alfred Hunt. 11x15.5 in. $30



215xmas: Harper's Weekly dated December 29, 1877. Hand colored engraving titled The Christmas Baby drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun. Picture shows a nanny showing the three children the new baby. 11x16 in. $30



216xmas: Harper's Weekly Supplement dated December 2, 1882. Picture captioned, "Making Home For Christmas. From Harper's Christmas, 1882." Picture shows two sailor's caught in a storm trying to make it through to get home in time for Christmas. 22x16 in. $40



217xmas: Christmas in the Jungle. From the Christmas Supplement of Harper's Weekly dated December 28, 1878. Picture shows men sitting on the floor of the jungle celebrating Christmas with what they have available. 11x16 in. $30



218xmas: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from December of 1887. Picture shows a rider coming into a camp carrying a pig with a chicken hanging from his horse. Caption reads "Christmas Eve in Camp. - The Return of The Forager." Drawn by James E. Taylor. 11x16 in. $30

 


224xmas: Cover of The Saturday Evening Post dated December 18, 1943. Color Lithograph showing Christmas decorations sitting in front of a window with a winter scene outside. 10.5x14 in. $20



225xmas: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper dated January 13, 1877. Hand colored engraving titled, "New York City, - The Centennial Holiday Festivities - A Christmas Package Party." 11x16 in. $40



226xmas: Supplement to Harper's Weekly dated December 20, 1890. Hand colored half tone drawn by Frederic Remington. Title reads: On The Cattle Range - "What's the show for a Christmas Dinner, Chief?"
16x22 in. $120



227xmas: Christmas Flirtation. December 23, 1882 supplement to Harper's Weekly. Beautiful hand colored engraving by Thomas Nast.
16x22 in. $80.




230xmas: A Merry Christmas. Thomas Nast picture of Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose and the Cat & the Fiddle. Hand colored engraving from the cover of Harper's Weekly dated January 3, 1880.
16x11 in. $150



231xmas: Hand colored engraving from the December 30, 1876 issue of Harper's Weekly. "Twas the Night Before Christmas." A Chance to Test Santa Claus's Generosity. Drawing by Thomas Nast shows a small boy tacking a stocking to the mantle of the fireplace, using the bear rug head as a step stool.
16x11 in. $150



232xmas: Christmas Fancies- "Don't you wish you wore stockings?" This double page hand colored engraving shows three children and a small dog preparing to hang the stockings by the fireplace. This genuine antique engraving is from the December 24, 1881 edition of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $120



233xmas: Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly dated January 5, 1878. A Christmas Sketch - "Five O'Clock in the Morning." Drawing by Thomas Nast shows two children looking at their goodies which are silhouetted on the front of their nightgowns.
16x11 in. $80



235xmas: "Santa Claus's Route," an illustration by Thomas Nast. This hand colored engraving was printed in Harper's Weekly on December 19, 1885. Children trace the route Santa will take on his trip from the North Pole.
16x22 in. $180



236xmas: 1878 "Here We Are Again". This double page hand colored engraving shows Santa Claus greeting the New Year in front of a fireplace with sleeping animals on the hearth. Santa is laden with toys and the New Year has a clock with the year on his costume and New Years greetings in his hat. This genuine antique print is from the January 1878 edition of Harper's Weekly.
16x22 in. $275



237xmas: Hand colored double page engraving from Harper's Weekly dated January 1, 1876. "The Watch on Christmas Eve" from a drawing by Thomas Nast shows two children waiting by the fireplace for Santa. Their parents are looking at them from the doorway in the background.
16x22 in. $120



238xmas: Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly dated January 3, 1880. "Another Stocking to Fill" drawn by Thomas Nast shows Santa Claus looking in on the new baby. Nast used his son Cyril as a model for the sleeping child.
16x22 in. $250



239xmas: Christmas Eve, 1862. Engraving from Harper's Weekly dated January 3, 1863. Nast used prints like these to raise the morale of the soldier in the field and of their families back at home, and help them to bear the hardships of a war dedicated to the preservation of the Union.
16x22 in. $300



240xmas: Double page spread from the December 30, 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly. Thomas Nast wishing a "Merry Christmas to All". Large center picture of Santa Claus. Two small round pictures on top show a little girl and boy with their Christmas gifts. Two pictures in center on left and right side show family celebrations. Long picture across the bottom shows Grant, with the heads of his opponents, surrounded by the soldiers and politians that supported him during the Civil War. Picture captioned, Ulysses the Giant Killer. 16x22 in. Call for availability




243xmas: Santa Claus and Father Time from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper 1888 done by Lagarde Shows Santa and Father Time shaking hands over North America with little New Year tugging at Santa's side. Side panel shows 6 different nationalities of children in native costume. 21x14 excellent condition $150



244xmas: C1880 Picture of Santa Claus. Elegant hand colored wood engraving titled, "Santa Claus Coming and Santa Claus Arrived," from Gleason 's New Pictorial. Shows scenes of Santa Claus arriving and departing via the chimney. 5 x 9 in. $40



245xmas: 1894 Image of Santa Claus on Harper's Weekly Cover. Gorgeous colored engraved image titled, "Christmas 1894," drawn by Edward Penfield from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of Santa Claus standing by a Christmas Tree. 14 x 10in. $150


 




250xmas: C1887 Picture of the English Santa Claus. Colored image titled,"English, You Know!" This image is drawn by F. Opper from The Christmas Puck. Shows scene of Santa Claus on the chimney with the reindeers. 22 x 16in. $100





255xmas:
1902 Image of a little girl adoring her doll on Christmas morning. Elegant hand colored engraved image titled, "Christmas Morning, " drawn by Sarah Stilwell from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of a little girl adoring her doll on Christmas morning. 11 x 16in. $60



256xmas:
1902 Picture of a man traveling through the snow during Christmas. Gorgeous hand colored engraved image titled, "The Traveller's Christmas Luck," drawn by George Gibbs from Harper's Weekly. Shows a man traveling by horse through the snow during Christmas. 11 x 16in. $60



257xmas:
1902 Image of a stage coach breaking down right outside of town. Beautifully hand colored engraved image titled, "Breakdown of the Christmas Stage," drawn by S. M. Arthurs from Harper's Weekly. Shows stage coach breaking down right outside of town. 11 x 16in. $60






260xmas:
1902 Picture of the children discovering that their parents are Santa Claus. Beautifully engraved image titled, "The Secret Out," drawn by H. C. Williamson from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of the children discovering that their parents are Santa Claus. 11 x 16in. $50



261xmas:
1902 Image of a black man bringing home a hunted opossum for Christmas dinner. Elegant engraving titled, "The Darky's Christmas Dinner," drawn by W. R. Leigh from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of a black man bringing home a hunted opossum for Christmas dinner. 11 x 16in. $50





263xmas:
1902 Image of sailors dancing and celebrating Christmas outside of their ship. Beautifully hand colored engraved image titled, "Christmas on a Man-of War," drawn by H. Roth from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of sailors dancing and celebrating Christmas outside of their ship. 11 x 16in. $60





265xmas:
1902 Image of a man and his horse trying to survive the Arizona Desert during Christmas. Gorgeous hand colored engraved image titled, "Christmas in the Arizona Desert," drawn by L. Maynard Dixon. Shows scene of a man and his horse trying to survive the Arizona Desert during Christmas. 11 x 16in. $60



267xmas:
1885 A Christmas Fantasy - Drawn by F.S. Church. Hand colored wood engraving drawn by F.S. Church, published in Harper's Weekly on December 12, 1885. Scene depicts a little girl wearing a red dress and blue bonnet dancing with several happy bears. 16x22in. $150
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268xmas:
1879 A Stocking Full. Hand colored wood engraving by Thomas Nast featured in Harper's Weekly, published on January 4, 1879. Picture depicts Santa Claus holding a smoking pipe, snuggled tightly in a Christmas stocking hung on the fireplace mantle. 11x16in. $30



269xmas:
1881 The Christmas Tree by Will Carleton. Poem and hand colored wood engraving by Howard Pyle, published in Harper's Weekly on December 24, 1881. Poem shares the fondness of a Christmas tree and picture depicts a large family admiring theirs and picture above reveals the snow-laced rooftops and the beautiful starry sky. 11x16in. $80



270xmas:
1855 Bringing In The Boar's Head --- By J. Gilbert. Colorful lithograph by George C. Leighton, Red Lion Square which depicts a happy man holding a platter with a boar's head and holly on it. Published in The Illustrated London News on December 22, 1855. 11x16in. $80



271xmas:
1855 "While Shephard's Watched their Flocks By Night, - All Seated on the Ground." Beautifully illustrated lithograph by George C. Leighton, Red Lion Square which depicts an angel appearing before a group of men who are in awe of her splendor. Drawn By J. Gilbert and published in the Christmas Supplement to the Illustrated London News on December 22, 1855. 11x16in. $80



272xmas:
1855 London: --- Returning From Church, Christmas Morning. --- By G. Thomas. Colorful lithograph by George C. Leighton, Red Lion Square which depicts a happy family returning from church on Christmas morning. Published in The Illustrated London News on December 22, 1855. 11x16in. $100



274xmas:
1874 Christmas On An Ice Floe, 1860 (Latitude 67-1/2 Degrees North), An Incident Of the North German Polar Expedition. - Drawn by J. Tarlton. Hand colored wood engraving published in The Illustrated London News on December 26, 1874. Scene depicts a large group of men bundled up and trying to stay warm as they enjoy a glass of wine while admiring their Christmas tree decorated with lit candles. 11x16in. $100



276xmas:
1890 Stirring the Christmas Pudding - By M. Brown. Very endearing hand colored wood engraving of a mother watching her young daughter as she stirs the Christmas pudding with a long wooden spoon. The Christmas goose lies near with its head resting on some fruit. Published in The Illustrated News Of the World on January 4, 1890.
11x16in. $80




277xmas:
1885 A Christmas Box. Double-page hand colored wood engraving published in Harper's Weekly in 1885. Scene shows three surprised, yet happy children as they open up a box to reveal a smiling Santa who was hiding inside!
16x22in. $250





279xmas:

1882 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured originally in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Visions of Christmas-Tide." Top engraving shows "The Bachelor's Reverie;" Middle engraving shows "The Visit of Santa Claus to A Children's Hospital;" and bottom engraving shows an inset of a child holding some holly near her face. Middle seam has been professionally mended.
22 x 16 in. $250




280xmas:

1936 Colorful front page of Fortune magazine from December, 1936 showing red and blue gloved hands holding Christmas greeting cards. Cover is by the Swiss-born modernist graphic designer Erik Nitsche. Advertisement for Kool Cigarettes is on back of cover.
13-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50




281xmas:

1907 Colored front cover of Leslie's Illustrated Weekly for their Valentine's Day edition. Title of cover is "St. Valentine Number." Light staining on right side of border.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $30




282xmas:

1877 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization showing children surrounding their maid encircled by a garland of holly. A poem titled, "The Christmas Baby" is presented on bottom right corner. Top border has some staining and writing which can easily be removed.
16 x 11 in. $30




283xmas:

1899 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys Are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me!" Scene shows Santa trying to figure out how his body and large sack of toys are going to get down that tiny chimney.
15 x 11 i
n. $30




284xmas:

1879 Wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing, "The Holiday Attractions of the Metropolis -- Incidents of Mr. and Mrs. Brown's Christmas Peregrination." Bottom left corner has a small piece missing and there is a name stamped in blue ink near top right.
16 x 11 in. $20




285xmas:

1881 Front cover of The Graphic Christmas Number by the artist, A. Hopkins. Scene shows a woman with cherubs holding up Christmas lanterns that represent the letters of the cover's title.
16-1/2 x 12 in. $50





287xmas:

1888 Harper's Weekly Xmas wood engraved cover by artist, Rosina Emmet Sherwood which shows a well-coated woman warming her hands by the fireside. Her gloves and muff rest on the floor next to her feet.
16 x 11 in. $30




288xmas:

1867 Hand colored wood engravings from Harper's Weekly. Top engraving reads, "Santa Claus." Drawn by Charles G. Bush. Scene shows Santa Claus sneaking very quietly into a couple's bedroom with a large sack of presents on his back; Bottom engraving reads, "An Early Christmas Call." Scene shows kids tooting horns into their parent's bedroom, awakening them in time for Christmas.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40




289xmas:

1895 Hand colored lithograph by the artist Hutching, copyrighted by Keppler & Schwarzmann. This lithograph was featured in Puck. Scene is titled, "A Hold-Up in the South-West." Scene shows two young boys taking aim with their rifles at Santa Claus just as he comes down the chimney.
14 x 10 in. $50




290xmas:

Hand colored wood engraving featured in a German version of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper which shows the nutcracker and what look like Santa's elves underneath a holiday tree.
16 x 11 in. $30




291xmas:

1898 Hand colored lithograph featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Christmas Diversions of Camp-Life in Our Army." Several scenes depicted on page.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50




292xmas:

1859 Hand colored wood engraving on a double-page which was featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "Christmas Masque At the Court of Charles II." By J. Gilbert.
22 x 16 in. $150




293xmas:

1881 Hand colored wood engraving featured in the German version of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50




294xmas:

1900 Hand colored lithograph featured in Leslie's Weekly titled, "Fishing for Presents -- An English Christmas Custom." Scene on left shows adults pinning the fishing line on presents and scene on right shows children "fishing" and others checking out their assorted presents.
16 x 11 in. $40






297xmas:

1864 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Christmas Morning." Scene shows parents watching over children at play.
15-1/2 x 10 in. $50




298xmas:

1898 Hand colored lithograph by Hy. Mayer featured in Leslie's Weekly titled, "The American Heiresses' Christmas-Tree." Scene shows two heiresses dancing joyfully near their Christmas tree laden with eligible bachelors. Very small stain in top right area.
15-1/2 x 10 in. $50




299xmas:

1914 Hand colored lithograph featured in The Graphic Christmas Number titled, "Blindman's Buff." Scene shows a blind-folded gentleman surrounded by elegantly-dressed women and children on a dance floor.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50




300xmas:

1884 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Christmas Morning -- Presents for Grandma."
15-1/2 x 10 in. $40




301xmas:

1898 Half-tone featured in Collier's Weekly with a poem on bottom titled, "Christmas In the South -- Before the War." Poet is Frank L. Stanton and Artist is Louis Loeb.
15-1/2 x 10 in. $30




302xmas:

1884 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Under the Mistletoe -- A Test of Courage." Drawn by William T. Smedley. Scene shows a woman looking through a book as she stands under some mistletoe and a gentleman standing behind her as he contemplates sneaking a kiss.
15 x 11 in. $50




303xmas:

1886 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Here's A Jolly Christmas Load." Drawn by F.S. Church. Scene shows a woman holding dressed cherubs as a crowd of them and others look on.
22 x 16 in. $150




304xmas:

1897 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Santa Claus's Return Home." Drawn by W.A. Rogers. Scene shows Santa seated in his comfy chair as his elves surround him as they try making him feel at home by removing the snow from his boots and sweeping the snow off his shoulders.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $120



 



306xmas:
1869 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Home For the Holidays."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40




308xmas:
1961 Coca-Cola advertisement featuring Santa Claus whispering to a barking dog as Santa holds a bottle of Coca-Cola in his hand. Copyright 1961 The Coca-Cola Company.
10 x 7 in. $15



309xmas:
1918 Chromolithograph featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper by the artist, James Montgomery Flagg which shows a woman portrayed as Mrs. Claus who is knitting Christmas stockings.
14 x 10 in. $50




311xmas:
1911 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Christmas Memories," drawn and copyrighted by W.E. Mears and Harper & Bros., New York. Scene shows an old woman, deep in thought, watching her food cooking in the fireplace.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $30



312xmas:
1901 Hand colored half-tone by the artist, W.A. Rogers, featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Making Up For the Part." Scene shows a man putting on his Santa Claus attire as a woman helps him with his coat.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40



313xmas:
1900 Hand colored half-tone featured in a Supplement to Leslie's Weekly for December 22, 1900 titled, "The Interrupted Christmas Dinner -- A Revolutionary Incident. Artist is T. Dart Walker.
16 x 11 in. $40



314xmas:
1911 Hand colored half-tone by the artist, F. Strothmann titled, "Christmas Eve On the Flat-House Roof." Scene shows men dressed like Santa Claus with attachable white beards holding bags of toys up on a snow-covered rooftop.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40



315xmas:
1892 Chromolithograph featured in Judge by the artist, Gillam which is titled, "Santa Cleveland and the Office-Seekers' Chimneys." Scene shows (President) Santa Cleveland holding a small bundle marked "spoils" sitting on the chimney top looking out over the city and smoke stacks.
14 x 10-1/2 in. $30



316xmas:
1887 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "The Long Sermon and the Waiting Christmas Dinner -- Watching the Clock." Scene shows parishoners glancing back at the clock while the preacher drones on and on as they anticipate Christmas dinner.
16 x 11 in. $40



317xmas:
1941 Chromolithograph advertising Coca-Cola by the Coca-Cola Company which shows Santa Claus taking a break from his toy delivery as he sits and sips from an ice cold Coca-Cola.
10 x 7 in. $30



318xmas:
1893 Hand colored half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Christmas In the South -- "See, the Conquering Heroines Come," drawn by C.S. Reinhart.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40



319xmas:
1870 Hand colored wood engraving featured as a Supplement in Harper's Weekly titled, "Christmas in the South -- Egg-Nog Party," which was drawn by W.L. Sheppard.
16 x 11 in. $40



320xmas:
1891 Hand colored wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News, drawn by Tom Taylor titled, "The Queen of Sheba: An Amusing Christmas Game." Scene shows a blind-folded man trying to locate "The Queen of Sheba" in a party game as guests look on.
15-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. $40



321xmas:
1894 Half-tone featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "Christmas in Politics, A Few Things the People Wouldn't Have." Scene shows Santa Claus emptying his bag of political misfortune.
16 x 11 in. $40



322xmas:
1954 Color Whitman's Chocolates advertisement featuring Santa Claus holding an open box of a delicious Whitman Sampler. Other chocolate varieties are shown, all with a holiday theme. Copyrighted in 1954 by Stephen F. Whitman & Son., Philadelphia. Title on bottom of page is, "It Wouldn't Be Christmas Without Whitman's."
14 x 10-1/2 in. $20



323xmas:
1936 Color advertisement for General Electric All-Steel Refrigerators featured in Ladies' Home Journal showing Santa Claus sitting amid a pile of Santa letter requests as the title of page reads, "Durned If They Don't All Want A Refrigerator."
13-1/2 x 10 in. $20



324xmas:
1899 Leslie's Weekly half-tone titled, "A Santa Claus 'W'ot Is A Santa Claus.'" Scene shows Santa Claus distributing presents to the poor at the "Five Points Mission," New York City as a nun looks on at the smiling children as they clutch their new toy.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $30



326xmas:
1900 Chromolithograph featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "A Christmas Masque."
16 x 11 in. $40



327xmas:
1877 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "New York City -- The Centennial Holiday Festivities -- A Christmas Package Party."
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50



328xmas:
1890 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Lighting the Yule Log." Artist is A. Barber. Scene shows a group of women celebrating the season with music and the lighting of a yule log as their cat watches.
22 x 16 in. $80



329xmas:
1892 Double-page wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News Christmas Number, 1892, titled "An Old-Fashioned Christmas Story," drawn by Lucien Davis.
22-1/2 x 16 in. $40



330xmas:
1881 Hand colored double-page wood engraving featured as a Supplement to Harper's Weekly by Henny Woods titled, "Stirring the Christmas Pudding."
22 x 16 in. $50
Black & White: $30
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331xmas:
1878 Wood engraving on a double-page featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Christmas Fairy Gifts." Scene shows two young girls in wonderment surveying boots and fireplace accessories.Artist is Frank Hall.
22 x 16 in. $50



332xmas:
1945 Color lithograph preview page from Esquire's 1945 twelve-page Varga Girl Calendar. Calendar Varga Girl is dressed in a seductive Santa outfit befitting more to a woman than a man.
13-1/2 x 10 in. $40



333xmas:
1908 Color lithographed cover of The Saturday Evening Post from December 5, 1908 which is captioned, "Christmas Number." Cover front shows a boy playing the drum and a girl playing a coronet as she holds her doll.
13-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40



334xmas:
1876 Hand colored wood engraving featured in a Supplement to Harper's Weekly titled, "Stirring the Christmas Pudding." Scene shows a family gathered around a tub of pudding as a young boy stirs it.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $30



336xmas:
1860 Hand colored wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News which is titled, "Christmas in Leap Year," by Florence Claxton. Four scenes surround one scene in the middle displaying "Xmas in 1860" and the "British Museum in 1960" which is portrayed as being an "Extinct Species."
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40



337xmas:
1867 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Christmas Day at the Howard Mission -- Home For Little Wanderers, No. 37 New Bowery, N.Y. -- Distribution of Presents To the Children."
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $30



338xmas:
1883 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "His Christmas Gift: The Finishing Touch." Scene shows a seated woman looking up in awe as her gentleman caller places a beautiful necklace upon her neck.
16 x 11 in. $40



339xmas:
C.1860 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Christmas Tree," which shows a boy and a girl carrying a freshly cut tree and a garland of leaves to decorate it with.
9-1/2 x 6 in. $40


 




340xmas:
1876 Thomas Nast hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Seeing Santa Claus." Image shows a young boy and the top of another head peeking out of the roof hatch at Santa Claus heading down the chimney with his sack full of toys.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $150



341xmas:
1852 Original hand colored wood engraving featured in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion showing England's First Christmas Tree Introduced by Prince Albert. Image depicts Albert and Victoria with five of their children standing by their ornament-laced Christmas tree. Image titled is, "A Beautiful Representation of the Christmas Tree."
15 x 11 in. $120
Black & White: $100



342xmas:
1876 Christmas Eve hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Christmas-Eve -- Getting Ready for Santa Claus." Image shows six black children hanging up their stockings in front of the fireplace.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60



343xmas:
Puck Hand colored lithograph titled, "Christmas-Traps for Poor Pater-Familias." By F. Opper. Lithograph by Meyer, Mayer, Merkel & Ottmann.
13-1/2 x 10 in. $50



275tnast:
1884 Two hand colored wood engravings sold as one set by artist, Thomas Nast which were featured in Harper's Weekly. Engraving on left shows a young girl phoning Santa which is titled, "Hello! Santa Claus!" Engraving on right shows Santa Claus picking up the phone to receive the little girl's call. Title is, "Hello! Little One!"
Each engraving measures: 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in.
$275


 
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