The Old Print Shop

Santa Claus Can't Say That I've Forgotten Anything.

  • ARTIST: Thomas Nast

  • PUBLISHER: Published by "Harper's Weekly," New York.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving, handcolored,

    DATE: December 25, 1886.

  • EDITION SIZE: Vignette, image size 19 3/4 x 13 5/8" (50.4 x 34.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Child hangs his socks and coveralls on the hearth..<br><br> A classic Christmas image by Nast.<br><br> Thomas Nast (1840-1902) was an American cartoonist working during the second half of the 19th century. His cartoons were instrumental in toppling the corrupt politician William Magear Tweed (Boss Tweed) of Tammany Hall in the New York City. Among his other notable contributions were the creation of our modern versions of Santa Claus and Uncle Sam, and the invention of the iconic animal symbols used by the two major American political parties, the Republican elephant and the Democratic donkey.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Child hangs garments in the hearth..

  • CONDITION: Good condition with modern handcoloring.