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Title Santa Claus in "Bodies by Fisher" advertisement, Saturday Evening Post, December 19, 1925.
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Ad, Magazine
Caption Body by Fisher Christmas/Santa Claus ad, 12/19/1925
Scope & Content Fisher Auto Body advertisement from the Saturday Evening Post, December 19, 1925.

Inset reproduction of painting by McClelland Barclay depicts Santa Claus bending over, writing down a small boy's request, while his mother (?) stands, looking over Santa Claus' shoulder. The boy is standing in a doorway, gesticulating excitedly; his mother and Santa Claus are outside in the snow.

The advertisement text reads, "The emblem--Body by Fisher--is frequently the deciding factor in discriminating motor car selection. Simply because it is so widely known that a Body by Fisher gives an over-plus of value to be found only in cars carrying Fisher equipment". The bottom of the ad reads, in large type, "Fisher Bodies"; above it is a small "Body by Fisher" logo.
On the reverse is page 50 of the magazine. It is the beginning of a story, titled, "Chinese Merchandise," by Calvin Ball, illustrated by Ernst Fuhr.
Accession# 2004G1260
Subjects Christmas
Santa Claus
Body by Fisher
Object ID 2004G1260
Creator Ball, Calvin
Other Creators Fuhr, Ernst
Saturday Evening Post
Date 12/19/1925
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1925
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Some water stains, staple holes.
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