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
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