Free Christmas Graphic PNG "Twas the Night Before Christmas" Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith (1912)
>> 11 December 2011
|To download: PC-Right Click / Mac-CTRL Click the image above|
Everyone knows the famous words: “‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . .” Clement C. Moore’s famous poem entitled "A Visit from St. Nicholas" was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since. This gorgeous illustration featured above was published in 1912 by artist Jessie Willcox Smith and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story. It's easy to see why: her wonderful art work captures the holiday spirit of Moore's poem in stunning detail.
A free digital version of this image is available in a transparent PNG file. If you're on a Mac, just CTRL-click the image above. If you're on a PC, simply right click on it. After the page loads, drag the image to your desktop.
At 72 dpi, this file is best used for web design application including blog buttons, blog banners, and Etsy shop banners.
If you would like to use this file for printing, the recommended standard file size is 300 dpi as 72 dpi is too small a resolution for a quality print. I have ACEO sized digital collage sheets in 300 dpi available at my Etsy shop.
In case you missed it, I also posted two free digital collage sheets of an 1864 publication of this same beloved Christmas poem available for download here.
Merry Christmas to all!