Gallant as all getout

Gallant as all getout
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Title: Gallant as all getout

Man dressed as Santa Claus standing with two seated, smiling men in suits; man in center with fedora; man at left with engineer's cap but holding fedora. Caption: "GALLANT AS ALL GETOUT: The Abraham & Straus Santa Claus takes time out from dandling kiddies on his knee and listing their Christmas wants to decorate two knights of the Long Island Rail Road with new fedoras. Engineer Walter Stephenson, left, and his conductor, J. F. Ryan, Sr., recently backed up their train during the morning rush hour to rescue a lady's wind-blown bonnet from the rails."

Date: 1954
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Geller, Jules.
More Details: Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Dec. 16, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; "Eagle Photo by Jules Geller."
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: Long Island Railroad Company -- Employees.
Abraham & Straus.
Department store Santas
Department stores
Department stores
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library.
ID: DEPT 0004