Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Happy Holidays !

"Wherever I Go" -- I wish you all a very Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year!

Will post again in the New Year, Richard.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Sundblom's Santas

In 1930, famed Chicago commercial illustrator Haddon Sundblom painted a jolly, red-garbed Santa Claus for the Coca-Cola Company's 1931 advertising campaign. His depictions of the Coca-Cola Santa, formed America's perception of what Santa Claus looks like. The following four prints are from 1961.




Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Xmas Seals 1944-1961

Christmas Seals appeared in the United States in 1907 and were issued by the American National Red Cross and the National Tuberculosis Association and other private foundations like the Boys Ranch in Amarillo, Texas.



Sunday, December 5, 2010

Xmas Seals 1926-1943

Christmas Seals appeared in the United States in 1907 and were issued by the American National Red Cross and the National Tuberculosis Association and other private foundations like the Boys Ranch in Amarillo, Texas.