United States 1963 Christmas Stamp - this second United States Christmas stamp was based on an on-the-spot painting made by artist Lily Spandorf of President John F. Kennedy lighting the National Christmas tree. The National Christmas tree and the White House are depicted.
President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha, mother-in-law Marian Robinson and First Lady Michelle Obama look on from the stage during the 91st national Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the White House December 6, 2013.
The Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II (National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II) or Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) or "Il Vittoriano" is a monument built in honour of Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy. Located in Rome, it occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill. The monument was designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in 1885.