Brine, Boston Santa Claus Reindeer Antique Lithographed Victorian Advertising Trade Card. Compliments of George R. Brine and Company. Illustration of bearded Santa Claus wearing a blue robe, slipping a gift down a chimney as he speeds by on his sleigh pulled by two enthusiastic reindeer. Advertising on the back: "Great Mark Down Sale of Fine Clothing." Printed by Forbes. Card measures 2-3/8 by 4 inches. Light surface and edge wear. "Addie" written on back.
Each item is an original card from a late-nineteenth century scrapbook. The image, printed by color lithography, is a chromolithograph, or "chromo."
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