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Image title: Christmas
Source: Anonymous: “The Real Mother Goose” (1919)
Keywords: illustrations for children, people, christmas, colour
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat,
Please to put a penny in an old man’s hat;
If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do;
If you haven’t got a ha’penny, God bless you!

A ha’penny is short for a half-penny, a small coin. Here, the old beggar has a face blue from cold, and wears a green and blue Christmas scarf; the boy carries a holly wreath and a wicker basket with a (presumably freshly killed) goose in it.

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Dimensions: 95 x 125mm (3.7 x 4.9 inches)
Place shown: none
Filename: 123-christmas-q75-352x500.jpg
Artist: Blanche Fisher Wright
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