In case you didn’t already guess, this great Christmas image accompanied an 1862 edition of A Visit From Saint Nicholas. It is the work of the artist F.O.C. Darley (1822-1888).
Under the light of a waning moon, Santa Claus and his reindeer dash away bidding farewell until next Christmas. The winter landscape and simple lines of this copyright free illustration could be just what your next Christmas crafting project needs.
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.