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They say old Santa is roight up to date, An' rides an Automobile; He cut off his whiskers to be in the style, An' see jist how it would feel; But his heart an' his pack niver change, me dear, An' he brings to you gladness an' Christmas cheer.

English
1906
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons (English, 1886–1960)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2014.8735

Medium or Technique

Chromolithograph on textured card stock.

Not On View

Classifications

Postcards

Back: undivided. Used.
Raphael Tuck & Sons’ “Leatherette” Christmas Post Cards, Series No.1825
ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN.

Inscription

Yes

Markings

Canceled. Sent 12-14-1906 from New York, NY to Yorkshire, England.

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