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Anyways Santa was invented by coca cola
Not quite. The current vogue for a fat, bearded red-clad Santa was popularised by coca cola.
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and based upon Thomas Nast's drawings
Quote: The current vogue for a fat, bearded red-clad Santa was popularised by coca cola
Quote: Anyways Santa was invented by coca cola
Afraid that's urban legend, he was already wearing red before Coca-Cola started using him (in the 30s).
Not really, our modern day smiley image of Santa with white beard and red coat comes from Sundblom's images for Coca-Cola.
Santa Claus was usually shown wearing green rather than red before Coca-Cola decided to intervene!
This is an 1822 poem, The Night before Christmas - by Clement C. Moore:
"Dressed all in fur from head to foot" does not suggest a red garment.
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