Merry Christmas Horseback Riding Santa Claus Postcard

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Title

Merry Christmas Horseback Riding Santa Claus Postcard

Description

This postcard is oriented vertically and has a red robed Santa Claus riding an American Paint rocking horse. He holds the reins in his right hand and a small evergreen trees with ornaments in his right. The tree is held over his shoulder and a woven basket with toys and an American flag are inside. In the starry night sky is a crescent moon with gold script reading "Merry Christmas." There are large holly berries and leaves around the wooden rockers attached to the horse. In the background is a nighttime village scene.

Subject

Roseliep Christmas Postcard Collection
Roseliep, Raymond
Christmas Postcards
Santa Claus

Source

Raymond Roseliep Collection. Finding aids for the collection can be found at http://libguides.loras.edu/special/roseliep

Format

JPEG

Rights

The Loras College Library rights statement is located at http://libguides.loras.edu/special/rights

Contributor

Hahn, Sara

Type

Image

Date

Date postcard was scanned: 20151208

Identifier

RoseliepPostcards_003

Language

English

Coverage

Box 1, Tab 19

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

9x14 cm

Citation

“Merry Christmas Horseback Riding Santa Claus Postcard,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/2851.