Vintage St. Nicholas Prints

I love vintage prints and Christmas is the perfect time for a vintage St. Nicholas print.  Today I’m sharing 2 vintage prints I downloaded for free from the New York Public Library. They offer many scans of vintage cards that have no current copyright, and I like both of my selections.  First I used editing software to clean up these 100 year-old Christmas cards. Using filters I lightened the gray and brought out the original colors. I increased the DPI (dots per inch) and resized the card for modern frames.  Below is the dull original graphic I downloaded. The snow is dirty.


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