Wasting no time

Wasting no time
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Title: Wasting no time

Man dressed as Santa Claus holding smiling, gesturing child in his lap. Caption: "WASTING NO TIME: It's getting to feel a lot like Christmas, Brooklyn youngsters discover as they rejoice in the glories of the Abraham & Straus toy department just three weeks ahead of the Big Day. . . . And making sure that Santa is perfectly clear about what goes under her tree is Martha Melito, 3, of 2223 79th St."

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. 4, 1954; Brooklyn Eagle stamp; "Eagle Photos by Jules Geller."
Collection: Department Stores
Subject: 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 0001