Celebrate Winter With 16 Vintage Snowman Photos

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Snow on the ground — even if it’s not as much as predicted — means it’s prime time for building a snowman. Let these vintage snowmen provide you with some inspiration.

Girls And Boy Making Snowmen
Children making snowmen, late 1920s or early 1930s. Mark Goebel Photo Gallery—Getty Images
Popperfoto,The Book, Volume 1,Page: 100, Picture: 1, Giant snowman measuring seventeen feet made by two girls at Aberdeen, Scotland, 3rd January 1963
A giant, snowman measuring 17 ft., made by two girls in Aberdeen, Scotland, Jan. 3, 1963.Popperfoto—Popperfoto/Getty Images
John Kennedy Jr. & Caroline Kennedy Sledding In Central  Park
A snowman in New York City's Central Park, as John Kennedy Jr. & Caroline Kennedy go sleddingRon Galella—WireImage
Children Building Snowmen
A group of young children wrapped up warmly, holding shovels and a broom building snowmen in a snow covered field; Europe circa 1900.The Montifraulo Collection—MONTIFRAULO COLLECTION
Where's Daddy?
Two women help a little girl complete her snowman, circa 1955. Archive Photos—Getty Images
Harold E. Stassen [& Family]
Harold E. Stassen (R) building a snowman with his daughter in 1945 Myron Davis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
Mary Andrea Arnold next to snowman
Mary Andrea Arnold in a snowsuit next to a snowman in Chicago on Jan. 17, 1943. Chicago History Museum—Getty Images
REGENTS PARK, London. A snowman sitting on a park bench.
A snowman sitting on a park bench in London, circa 1960 John Gay/English Heritage/Arcaid—Corbis
Box Hill Snowman
An unusually large snowman on Box Hill in Surrey, England, on Mar. 7, 1937Fred Morley—Getty Images
Little boy making a snowman
A little boy crouching and making a snowman in a park after a snowfall in Milan in the 1950s.Mondadori—Mondadori via Getty Images
Snow Couple
A boy sitting between a giant snowman and snowwoman in a street in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, on Jan. 24, 1966 Keystone—Getty Images
Two children making a snowman complete with 'hair' in Finsbury Park, London, circa 1935Hulton Archive—Getty Images
Freude ¸ber den ersten Schnee
Children dance around a snowman on Dec. 10, 1937, in AustriaAnonym—IMAGNO/Austrian Archives (S)
Two boys making a snowman, circa 1924Hulton Archive—Getty Images
Children take a photo with their snowman, circa 1930sKeystone-France—Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images
Undated photo of a snowmanMarc PAYGNARD—Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

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