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Greeting-card-1901

Greeting card dated to 1901 depicting Saint Nicholas in the full regalia of a Catholic bishop with Krampus by his side. Krampus is shown as a furry, black monster with horns, cloven hooves, a long dangling tongue, and chains on his arms, carrying a pitchfork and a bundle of birch sticks for beating children.