Thomas Nast, Santa Claus and Anti-Catholicism

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At this time of the year it is appropriate to recall that the modern image of Santa Claus was largely created by a German immigrant to these shores, Thomas Nast, an illustrator for Harper’s Weekly.  The above is the first of his many Santa Claus drawings.  It appeared on January 3, 1863 and showed a Red, […]

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Donald R. McClarey (1546 Posts)


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