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Thomas Nast (1840-1902)

Thomas Nast was an illustrator and cartoonist for Harper’s Weekly. In his 30 year career with the magazine (1857-1887) Nast drew approximately 2,250 cartoons. From 1863 through 1886 he contributed 33 Christmas drawings to Harper’s Weekly. In those drawings he created and popularized … Continue reading

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Merry Old Santa Claus – Thomas Nast

Merry Old Santa Claus by Thomas Nast. January 1, 1881 – Harper’s Weekly December 25, 1866 – Harper’s Weekly Source – nytimes.com

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