In the lead-up to Christmas we are showcasing some of the festive items in our collection across our social networks. Behind the door of our virtual advent calendar today is…
Illustrated Songsheet: I’m sending a letter to Santa Claus (c. 1939)
Illustrated songsheet, front cover depicts a young boy, standing in falling snow, reaching upwards to post a letter addressed to Santa Claus. Photograph of Gracie Fields is superimposed on cover.
Composer: Lanny Rogers and Spencer Williams
Purchased through the V&A Purchase Grant Fund.
See larger images of all the items in our Virtual Advent Calendar on Flickr.