|Scenes from the Legend of St. Nicholas,
1332, Ambrogio Lorenzetti
|Santa Claus ala Thomas Nast, 1881
|Santa Claus ala Coca Cola and the 1930s.
He gave up smoking for Coke.
|Not only Coca Cola, but hundreds of other advertisers, and the movies,
not to mention New York's Macy's Department Stores, have all had a hand in
shaping our modern image of St. Nicholas.
Merry Christmas Everyone!