Drawing from one of the many versions of the Clement C. Moore Christmas story, The Night Before Christmas. This illustration depicts the portion of the poem,
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash
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.