This is a Great Illustrated Postcard of a " Santa that is Signed Ellen H. Clapsaddle ". It shows Santa Claus in a Big Red Costume with Brown Fur Trim around the bottom of the Hat, around the collar and around his sleeves. He is also wearing a Black belt around his Santa Jacket. And has a Big bag with a strap around his shoulder and is overflowing with Dolls and Toys. He has his hand out taking " A Letter to Santa Claus" from a Shy Looking little Boy in Blue Outfit. It is marked " Painting Only Copyrighted by International Art Pub. Co. 1907. It has a message on the front: " Best wishes for a happy Christmas ". It is postmarked Dec 21, 1907 from Ithaca, New york. It is marked New york Berlin Printed in Germany. It measures 3 3/8" by 5 3/8". This is a Wonderful Christmas Postcard and is in very good condition with only minimal wear on a few of the very edges.
Antique Sterling Silver, Jewelry, Napkin Rings, Victorian Objects