Wonderful vintage illustration of Santa Claus riding his sleight through the snow. One scholar believes that this might have been the first time that Santa was depicted wearing a red coat with white fur trim. Add a bit of history and the spirit of Christmas to your next holiday project with this public domain Santa Claus drawing.
The illustrator of this vintage Christmas image was not identified. It was used to illustrate Clement C. Moore’s (1779-1863) famous poem Night Before Christmas published circa 1870.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.