Photos: The Scariest Santas You'll Ever See
Browse our selected illustrations of some of the strangest and creepiest Santa Clauses ever put down on paper and then vote for your favorite
- By Megan Gambino
- Photo Research by Madeline Kelty
- Smithsonian.com, December 20, 2011
(Image by ImageZoo/Corbis)
The lighting, cast from below, gives this vintage Christmas postcard an eerie feel. With a feather or quill pen to his nose, Santa appears to be plotting something. Or is he simply checking things twice?
Would you have nightmares if he fell down your chimney? Vote for this scary Santa!