Requires Photography

Hold this against a light that's clear, and Santa Claus will then appear.

WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS MAY THIS CHRISTMAS IN ITS FLIGHT LEAVE YOU ONLY PLEASURES BRIGHT.

Attributed to Wolff Hagelberg (1858 - 1934)


Dimensions

Vertical: 14 x 8.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2014.12273

Medium or Technique

Hold-to-light photolithograph with color transparency on card stock.

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Back: divided. Used.

Inscription

Yes

Provenance

Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder