Victorian Whimsy: Santa Has Landed!


An illustration that originally appeared in the December 1892 issue of St. Nicholas Magazine. It shows a stern-looking Santa Claus with his sack of toys, landing in a fireplace hung with stockings large and small. The tiles surrounding the fireplace are decorated with an amazing array of fanciful scenes and mythical creatures. You can download the free high-resolution 9.5" x 10" @ 300ppi JPEG for mixed media or graphic design projects by clicking here.

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