“He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
And filled all the stockings; then turned with a jerk,
And laying his finger aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose.”
A wonderful old illustration of Santa delivering toys on Christmas Eve and preparing to return up the chimney. This fun copyright free image may be just the thing you are looking for to complete your next Christmas crafting project.
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).
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.