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His Dimples How Merry by William Roger Snow

Christmas: History of Santa Claus

His Dimples How Merry by William Roger Snow

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An 1888 book illustration from The Night Before Christmas, or a Visit from St. Nicholas, by Clement Clark Moore. The poem, originally published in 1822, contained several descriptions of Santa as we know him today.

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