• Creator
  • Staff PhotographerSeattle Post-Intelligencer
  • Created Date
  • 1940
  • Description
  • On Christmas night in 1940, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer gave several accounts of Santa Claus' long day. The police reporter noted that Santa was "unacountably missing" from the North Pole for twelve hours. A foreign correspondent reported that German anti-aircraft fire had wounded three of Santa's reindeer. The society editor noted that Santa had gotten home safely and was about to leave for a restful vacation.This December 1940 photo shows... more
    On Christmas night in 1940, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer gave several accounts of Santa Claus' long day. The police reporter noted that Santa was "unacountably missing" from the North Pole for twelve hours. A foreign correspondent reported that German anti-aircraft fire had wounded three of Santa's reindeer. The society editor noted that Santa had gotten home safely and was about to leave for a restful vacation.This December 1940 photo shows an exhausted Santa Claus bathing his tired feet in a hot mustard bath. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
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