Christmas Eve 1822
Christmas Eve 1822, Chelsea, New York. Clement C. Moore reads his new poem, ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas, to his family: wife Eliza, Margaret 7, Charity 6, Ben 4, Mary 3, Clement Jr. 2, and Emily 8 months.
An original oil painting © 1996 by Thomas H. Carlisle and Harold R. Schuler, Denver, Colorado. All rights reserved. Used by permission.