Thomas Nast’s Divided Christmas

by James Brookes

Yesterday the Emerging Civil War Blog wrapped up their Civil War Christmas coverage with an article I wrote examining Thomas Nast’s Christmas Eve illustration. You may find the article here.

Best wishes for 2016!

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Thomas Nast, Christmas Eve, 1862, wood engraving on paper, Harper’s Weekly, January 3, 1863, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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