Tolkien’s Father Christmas letters

From his first child’s toddlerhood to the end of his last child’s Christmas innocence, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote letters from Father Christmas each year. These letters were carefully delivered to the Tolkien family mantel each year. They include beautiful art, hand-drawn stamps, the hilarious antics of a polar bear, and personal notes in Father Christmas’ shaky handwriting.
 

 

 

 

 

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