Thomas Nast

Thomas Nast – the man who drew Santa Claus

Father Christmas runs through his pre-flight checks with a mug of cocoa in hand.
The reindeers have their last big meal before the all night epic annual journey around the world.
The elves make sure that all the presents are loaded and safely stored.
Mrs Claus puts Santa’s big red jacket and boots by the radiator so they are nice and warm when it’s time for his adventure to begin.


Children around the world vow to stay awake to catch a glimpse of the legendary figure…


"Merry Old Santa Claus" by Thomas Nast from Harpers Weekly 1st Jan 1881

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