Santography Volume IV

The changing face of St. Nick through the ages, assorted Santas and Father Christmases from 1880 to 1900

1880s Boot and Shoe advert, Pennsylvania
1880s Father Christmas trade card for the toy shop EJ
1881 Santa Claus by Thomas Nast in Harpers Weekly
1884 Christmas for Ever by Sir John Gilbert - from Christmas Poems and Pictures a Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive Poems, relating to the Festival of Christmas
1884 illustration from St. Nicholas: an Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks
1886 Father Christmas from a New Zealand store leaflet
1894 page 17 of The Coming of Father Christmas
1890 Father Christmas card V&A museum
1890 Old Father Christmas
1894 Father Christmas
1895 Father Christmas by Sir John Tenniel from A Christmas Puzzle Punch
1895 Father Christmas card
1896 A Visit from St Nicholas by Thomas Nast
1899 A Visit from Santa Claus by McLoughlin Brothers of New York
Father Christmas by Kate Greenaway circa 1890s
Old Father Christmas by William Ewart Lockhart circa 1890s
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