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"T'was the Night Before Christmas", from Harper's Weekly, (December 30, 1876), p. 1056
"T'was the Night Before Christmas", from Harper's Weekly, (December 30, 1876), p. 1056
Artist:
Date:
1876
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 360 x 237 mm (14 3/16 x 9 5/16 in.) Irregular
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1983.1.98
Credit Line:

Gift of Robert Flynn Johnson

Exhibition History:

CPLH, And if Elected... The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast, 30 June - 3 Sept 1984.

Magazine illustration of “Twas the Night before Christmas” poem. Young boy in pajamas, perched on bear’s head, nailing stocking to ivy covered mantle. Santa image on screen.

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