Virtual Advent Calendar – 12th December

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: 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.

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